Charges upgraded for Gwinnett woman accused of killing husband

Christy Love-Bullock

Credit: Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office

A Buford woman accused of fatally shooting her husband is facing new charges, an indictment shows.

Christy Love-Bullock, 39, had been charged with felony murder and aggravated assault in the August shooting.

A Nov. 15 indictment adds a malice murder charge.

Christy Love-Bullock’s husband, Montez Love-Bullock, was found dead from a gunshot wound in the middle of the road not far from the home the couple shared on Aug. 25.

Police believe the couple was arguing in the house on Apple Grove Road before Christy Love-Bullock shot at her husband. Christy Love-Bullock’s 16-year-old daughter heard a gunshot before Montez Love-Bullock ran down the stairs and said he was leaving, according to police. Investigators found a bullet hole in the front door when they arrived, but the daughter wasn’t sure if she had heard a second shot.

When officers found Montez Love-Bullock’s body, which was first discovered by a neighbor, they found he had a bite mark on his back, a bruise on his stomach and blood under his nose from a laceration, Gwinnett County Cpl. Jason Allen said at a September hearing. The couple had a history of arguing, and police had been called to the home three or four times before Montez Love-Bullock’s death, Allen said.

The malice murder charge indicates prosecutors believe Christy Love-Bullock intentionally killed her husband without provocation. In Georgia, a felony murder charge indicates that someone is believed to be responsible for another person’s death in the commission of another felony, such as aggravated assault.

Christy Love-Bullock remains held at the Gwinnett County Detention Center without bond.

Like Gwinnett County News on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter and Instagram

Stay up to the minute with breaking news on Channel 2 Action News This Morning

In Other News