Jackson County prosecutors have charged the 28-year-old with second-degree murder and armed criminal action.
In an interview with detectives, Charleatha Nevins said she shot her husband, whom she claimed was punching her in the head through the driver's-side window of her vehicle, during an argument over the use of a credit card. She claimed that she was in a struggle for the 9 mm weapon with her husband.
Court records say Charleatha Nevins didn't appear to be bruised during her interview with detectives. Also, court records say Eric Nevins' body was free of powder burns, gun-powder residue or other signs of a close-range firing.