La Vergne Police: Man shot his wife multiple times before shooting himself

Posted at 4:37 PM, Jul 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-23 22:39:03-04

LA VERGNE, Tenn. (WTVF) — La Vergne Police say a 38-year-old man shot his 31-year-old wife multiple times Sunday afternoon before shooting and killing himself.

It happened at a home on the 100 block of Heritage Circle around 12:10 p.m.

Investigators say the couple were married, but they are believed to have been separated.

There were five children along with other family members inside the house at the time.

The victim was airlifted away from the scene to a local hospital where she died Tuesday evening.

The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

La Vergne PD said the victim's name is Caroline McCall. Her husband was Joshua McCall.

Neighbors said they heard arguing outside the house, then several gunshots. They added that the family seemed normal, and that the woman was a school bus driver for the neighborhood.