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23-year-old Elajah Michelle Christian had a domestic altercation with her boyfriend, Devonteze Marquis, at her apartment on Creekwood Drive on December 29th. Marquis went to James Robertson Parkway to report the incident and advised officers that he was sleeping when she woke him up, yelling regarding messages she found suspecting him of cheating. Then, she punched him approximately ten times in the face before grabbing a handgun and hitting him in the head with it repeatedly. He stated that he never hit her. Shaska Webb, Marquis’s mother, was interviewed and told officers that she became aware of the incident through an acquaintance who sent her a video showing Christian yelling and hitting him two times with a dark-colored semi-automatic handgun. Also, she stated her son took the video and posted it on Instagram Live. Christian was taken into custody for aggravated assault.
Elajah Michelle Christian of Creekwood Drive in Nashville, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on December 29th, charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. She is free on a $3,000 bond.
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