Nashville firefighter on leave after domestic assault arrest - WSMV Channel 4

Nashville firefighter on leave after domestic assault arrest

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Burnice Gipson (Source: Cheatham County Sheriff's Office) Burnice Gipson (Source: Cheatham County Sheriff's Office)
PEGRAM, TN (WSMV) -

A Nashville firefighter faces domestic assault charges after he was arrested in Cheatham County.

Burnice Gipson’s ex-wife says they were arguing when he slapped her in the back of the head. Officials said there is an audio recording of the incident.

The couple’s two teenage children reportedly walked in during the fight.

Gipson denies everything other than a verbal altercation.

Fire officials said Gipson is on administrative leave pending an investigation.

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