LINCOLNTON, NC (WBTV)- Officials report man in Lincoln County is charged with First Degree Murder after allegedly shooting his wife Saturday afternoon in their home.
Deputies said Terry Lee White, 54, of 1243 Rosehill Dr. called 911 around 12:30 p.m. saying he shot his wife and was threatening to take his own life.
The first deputies that arrived on the scene said White was still armed.
White dropped his weapon but officers had to use a taser to get White under control and place him into custody.
White is accused of shooting his wife, Ruby Elizabeth White, 39, in the head with a shotgun according to Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.
Terry White has been placed in Crouse Detention Center without bond.
The 39-year-old woman was found lying in the residence with a gunshot wound to the head.
The investigation is still on-going.