TBI: Neighbor shoots man attacking his ex-wife at her Centerville home


A neighbor shot and killed a man after he went to his ex-wife's Centerville house Tuesday with a weapon while their children were home, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Agents said 42-year-old William Taylor went to his ex-wife's home in the 2000 block of Centreville Tuesday night. The TBI said William Taylor brought a weapon and started striking her with it while their children were home.

After their children left the house, a couple living next door came over to help. William then attacked the neighbors while they were trying to help his ex-wife.

The TBI said the female neighbor shot Taylor with her handgun during the fight. Taylor then fled the home and died in the backyard.

Emergency crews flew his ex-wife to Skyline Hospital, where she is still being treated.

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