Police investigating fatal shooting at Murfreesboro apartment complex

Detectives determine fatal shooting was connected with Hendersonville standoff.
Published: Mar. 14, 2023 at 3:56 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 15, 2023 at 12:08 PM CDT
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) - Murfreesboro Police have identified the woman found dead inside her apartment on Tuesday morning.

Police said the victim has been identified as 30-year-old Eva Silver. She was found inside her apartment at the Garrison Station Apartments on Fortress Boulevard by a family member around 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Investigators developed that her ex-boyfriend, 29-year-old Tyler Gardner, as a suspect.

Following the shooting, Gardner apparently went to his parents home in Hendersonville where he threatened to kill himself. After a standoff with police, he was found dead inside the home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Hendersonville police.