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Lincoln County man charged with attempting to kill his wife

LINCOLN COUNTY, TN (WAFF) -

A Lincoln County man is charged with the attempted murder of his wife.

Sheriff's deputies responded to the shooting Monday night on Arnold Hollow Road in Flintville. Deputies said they then made contact with Billy Joe Nix at the entrance of Lincoln Medical Center ER. Nix was with his wife, Alisha Nix and their five kids.

Deputies said that's when they learned Alisha suffered a gunshot wound to her face. She was flown to Vanderbilt Hospital.

Nix was arrested at the scene and charged with one count of attempted first degree murder, DUI and five counts of aggravated reckless endangerment.

Nix is being held on a $355,000 bond.

Deputies said the kids were not hurt.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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