Woman Arrested After Fatal Shooting Of Boyfriend

Posted at 4:00 PM, Aug 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-05 17:00:54-04

A Cheatham County woman has been arrested and charged with voluntary manslaughter.

The arrest came after an investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities confirmed 35-year-old Angel Nicole Scruggs was taken into custody after an investigation into the fatal shooting of 44-year-old Christopher White, which took place just before midnight Friday on Cotton Harris Road in Joelton.

White was found dead from a  gunshot wound, and an investigation led officials to his girlfriend, Scruggs, as the one allegedly responsible.

Scruggs was arrested Saturday morning. She was being held in the Cheatham County Jail without bond.