Quinisha Brabson, 23, has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2010 shooting death of Timothy Nichols. She said she felt threatened and feared Nichols would attack her or her female friend.
Nichols had driven to East Chattanooga with his fiancée and another friend to try and trade anti-anxiety pills for crack cocaine.
He spotted Brabson with a group of other women near the corner of Main and Willow streets near midnight.
But on Tuesday Lisa Greenlief, Nichols' fiancée, said that Brabson approached the car and shot Nichols while the man tried to trade the pills for drugs.
Read more in Tomorrow's Times Free Press.