Skip to Content

Man wearing ski mask shoots girlfriend in face following argument, police say

By Caleb Wethington

Click here for updates on this story

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) — A woman was shot in the face over the Christmas weekend holiday by her ex-boyfriend following an argument over their relationship ending, according to an arrest report.

Police say on Dec. 23, officers responded to a home on Charles E. Davis Boulevard for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim who had been shot in the face.

According to the report, the victim was shot in the left side of the face by 24-year-old Dequantrae De’Von Strong, who was standing behind the officers wearing all-black clothing and a ski mask.

He allegedly fired about four to six shots during an argument the two were having over their relationship ending. The report said the shooting occurred on Cannon Street and the suspect walked the victim to the home on Charles E. Davis Blvd.

Strong told officers and admitted to shooting at the victim but did not mean to hit her. Later, according to the report, he changed his story stating there was a lot of gunfire and he must have accidentally hit her.

The incident was also captured on security cameras, according to the report.

Strong is charged with attempted criminal homicide.

Please note: This content carries a strict local market embargo. If you share the same market as the contributor of this article, you may not use it on any platform.

Article Topic Follows: CNN - Regional

Jump to comments ↓

CNN Newsource

BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION

KIFI Local News 8 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content