Rhonda Tucker

CLAYTON County, Ga. (CBS46) -- A Jonesboro woman is behind bars and faces a slew of charges including murder after she accidentally shot her husband to death during an argument, police say. 

The Clayton County Police Department was called to investigate a shooting that occurred inside a home on River Road early Thursday morning. 

The suspect, Rhonda Tucker, 35, told the dispatcher she had been in an argument with her husband, Bryan Tucker, 35, and that she accidentally shot him. 

When officers arrived to the scene, they located Tucker's husband dead inside their master bedroom. During the investigation, Tucker told officers that she had gotten into an argument with her husband prior to escalating into a fight. Tucker also added that she picked up a handgun and followed her husband, shooting him until he didn’t move, according to investigators. 

Tucker was arrested and charged with malice murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a weapon during commission of crime.

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