Jackson man who shot wife sentenced on federal gun charges

JACKSON, Tenn. — A Jackson man who fatally shot his wife was sentenced Tuesday for unlawful possession of multiple firearms.

Michael Smith sentenced

Michael Smith

Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, sentenced 44-year-old Michael Allen Smith Sr. to serve 120 months in prison.

Jackson police say Smith used a Ruger .40 caliber pistol to fatally shoot his wife in August 2013, an act reportedly witnessed by one of her children.

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