35-year-old Michael Nelson was charged with possessing a firearm as a felon and two counts of aggravated assault when he threatened two women with a handgun and shot a door close to one of them before attacking them, per report.
On June 25th, Clarksville Police Department (CPD) officers were called to 134 Chapel street around 2:30 in the afternoon for shots fired call. They spoke with the victims who said that they were in an altercation with the defendant, Michael Nelson. They said that he displayed a handgun that was two-toned, green and black then said, “I’m fixing to kill both of you bitches. He fired one round striking through a door close to one of the women.
Right after he fired the weapon he pushed a victim onto the couch and began gouging at her face causing swelling, discoloration, and an abrasion. Nelson tried blocking them in the residence but they eventually escaped. CPD officers found Nelson inside 1006 Peachers Mill Road as well as a Smith & Wesson SD40 matching the description the women gave inside of a pink drawstring bag. In the interview with Nelson, he told police that he was at 134 Chapel Street during the incident and that he took the handgun to 1006 Peachers Mill Road. CPD’s system showed that Nelson was a convicted felon of aggravated assault from a charge ten days prior on July 15th.
Michael Nelson was arrested and charged with felon in possession of a firearm and two counts of aggravated assault. His bond was set at $510,000.