Suspect charged in deadly shooting at Nashville motel

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Posted at 11:39 AM, Sep 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-18 13:42:04-04

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.

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.