DETROIT (CBS DETROIT) – A 33-year-old Detroit woman has been charged in connection to the fatal shooting of her husband.

Jessica Washington (Credit: Detroit Police Department)

It happened March 29 at 2:17 a.m. in the 8200 block of Artesian where police responded to Jessica and Toney Washington’s home.

Upon arrival they saw the 30-year-old man lying in the front door area of the home and according to police he was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.

His wife was placed under arrested at the scene.

Police say she had a verbal argument with her husband over her phone that became physical. During the physical altercation it is alleged that she fatally shot her husband with a handgun.

Jessica Washington is charged with second degree murder and felony firearm. She was arraigned in 36th District Court Tuesday afternoon and received a $30,000 cash bond.

Her next court date is on April 21.

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