TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — A Tallahassee man is under arrest after he confronted his ex-wife then shot her boyfriend, according to authorities.READ MORE: Seminoles Suspend Sports Betting After Court Rulings
Tallahassee Police say Sheldon Maurice Rogers confronted the couple with a gun at their home early Sunday. Police say Moise Joseph stepped between Rogers and his girlfriend, telling her to run.
According to police, Rogers shot Joseph several times. He was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Pembroke Pines Police: 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Single-Vehicle Crash
Police said Joseph saved his girlfriend’s life, allowing her to run to safety and call 911. She was not injured. Officers stopped Rogers as he was driving away from the area.
Rogers was held without bail on premeditated murder and aggravated assault charges. His first appearance is scheduled Tuesday. Leon County jail records didn’t know whether he had an attorney.MORE NEWS: Professors Seek Injunction Against UF Policy
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