LINCOLNTON, N.C. – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s office is investigating the first homicide of the year for the County.
Authorities were called to 1243 Rosehill Drive Saturday afternoon, a man told dispatchers that he’d shot his wife. Officials said he was also threatening to take his own life.
When authorities arrived they found Ruby Elizabeth White, 39, with a gunshot wound to the head.
Investigators said Terry Lee White, 54, shot her. According to officials, Terry was tased and taken into custody.
He’s now being held at the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center without bond.