Robert Marshall, was shot by his wife Melissa Marshall out of apparent self-defense. Mr. Marshall violated a protective order he was served just a couple of hours before he was shot. Per police he was irate, suicidal and armed, and was also apparently threatening his kids and his wife, Melissa.
McMinn deputies stopped Robert Marshall in his car outside of a local motel and found a gun and prescription pills on him. While booking him in jail, deputies found Melissa had filed an order of protection against her husband that hadn’t been served. While booking him in jail, deputies found Melissa had filed an order of protection against her husband that hadn’t been served.
“When they found out there was an order, they went to her residence, got her copy, made a copy and then served him off of that. So we made sure that once we got it, he was going to be served,” said Sheriff Guy.
Read more at www.wrcbtv.com.