NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A suspect has been charged with criminal homicide and attempted criminal homicide in connection with a shooting outside a Nashville motel.
Metro police say Micheal Brigman is accused of shooting and killing 26-year-old Amanda Baucum late Tuesday. The call came in around 11 p.m. at a Super 8 motel on Brick Church Pike, located not far from Trinity Lane.
UPDATE: The suspect in Tuesday night's homicide of Amanda Baucum & the wounding of her boyfriend is identified as Michael Brigman Jr., 34. He was booked Thur night on charges of murder and att murder. Brigman said the gunfire stemmed from a dispute over money. https://t.co/xLcl7Bdnfs pic.twitter.com/Cvin6TZ6bx— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) September 18, 2020
Police said the victim and her boyfriend were found shot just outside of room 219 on the back side of the motel. Both were taken to area hospitals, where Baucum, was pronounced deceased. They said the man was in stable condition.
Investigators later released a surveillance photo and said Brigman was identified as the suspect.
According to police, Brigman said the shooting stemmed from a dispute over money.