MEMPHIS – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Tipton County Sheriff’s Department charged a Tipton County woman with reckless homicide and aggravated assault resulting in death for in the fatal shooting of her husband over the weekend.
Angela Brewer, 43, of Brighton, was arrested Sunday and booked into the Tipton County Jail without bond.
According to TBI agents, Sunday morning at about 5:30, Brewer woke up from sleeping with her husband in their home and believed she heard an intruder. She got a shotgun from the couple’s gun case, loaded and cocked the weapon then proceeded to look out of the front and back of the home, not seeing anyone.
Agents said Brewer then went to wake her husband, 37-year-old William “Stan” Brewer Jr., and placed the weapon in the bed pointing the barrel of the gun at his head. When she leaned over to wake him, her hand was on the weapon, and the shotgun discharged, shooting and killing him, according to agents.
The district attorney general requested TBI investigate the shooting.