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Hendersonville Woman Shot In Head Dies From Injuries

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HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – A woman who police said was shot in the head by her husband has passed away from her injuries.

Hendersonville Police said 26-year-old Ashlee Cundiff died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center around 1 a.m. Tuesday, six days after the shooting.

Police were called to a home on LaSabre Drive around 10 p.m. on February 13, and found Cundiff shot in the head. Her husband, 29-year-old Joseph Cundiff, was taken into custody. He was initially charged with aggravated assault, disorderly conduct, and unlawful carrying/possession of a weapon by a felon.

Hendersonville Police have now charged Joseph Cundiff with first degree murder. He was held at the Sumner County jail without bond. A bond hearing is expected to be set sometime on Tuesday.

The couple's two children were home at the time of the shooting, but were not hurt.

A motive for the shooting has not been released.

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