NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Nash County sheriff's deputies have charged a man with shooting and killing his girlfriend.
Sixty-five-year-old David Griffin Leonard of Nashville has been charged with first-degree murder.
Sheriff's Capt. Pat Joyner says Leonard called 911 shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday to report a shooting.
Joyner says 41-year-old Leasa Harper Smith died from a gunshot wound.
It was not clear if Leonard has a lawyer.