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Pulaski man shot to death during domestic fight

A Pulaski County woman shot and killed her husband early Wednesday during a domestic dispute, the Pulaski County sheriff's office said.

William Frankie Wilson, 49, was fighting with his wife, Tamara T. Wilson, 48, when she got a .22-caliber rifle from a closet and shot him several times, sheriff's deputies said in a news release.

Tamara Wilson then went to relative's house and asked someone to call authorities. Meanwhile, someone took William Wilson to the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Sheriff's officials said the couple had a history of domestic violence. William Wilson had been charged with assault, and judges had issued two domestic-violence orders against him.

The preliminary investigation also found that Wilson had threatened his wife before the shooting.

As a result, deputies have not charged Tamara Wilson. They will present evidence to a grand jury to see whether it wants to charge her.

The shooting happened about 12:30 a.m. at the Wilsons' home in Nancy, in western Pulaski County.

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