Domestic Situation Leads To Fatal Shooting; Suspect Arrested

GALLATIN, Tenn. - A woman died in a reported domestic situation turned shooting that prompted police to place a Gallatin neighborhood on lockdown.

Officials with the Gallatin Police Department issued an alert to citizens Tuesday night, warning them of a dangerous person who could possibly be in their neighborhood.

IMPORTANT CITIZEN ALERT: Residents in the area of Buffalo Ridge off of Hartsville Pike in Gallatin - please stay in your home and keep your doors locked. Call 911 if you see any suspicious subjects in the area. A dangerous person may be in that area.

Police said just before 7 p.m. Tuesday a man and woman were in a car parked on Buffalo Ridge in Gallatin.

The man, identified as 24-year-old Corey Denzell Williams, was in the passenger seat when he allegedly shot 22-year-old Lexus Shantelle Williams in the driver seat. 

The gunshot scared neighbors, who were nearby at the time.

That's when the Williams got out of the car and ran off, prompting the neighborhood lockdown with police telling neighbors to stay inside and keep their doors locked.

He was arrested without incident shortly after that warning was issued. Williams was charged with first degree homicide.

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