“Cortez has been cooperative with the investigation,” Pihera said. “... The lead detective assigned to this case is still working to gather more information ... as well as the results from the autopsy.”
The relationship between Criff and Lofton isn’t clear.
“What we know right now is there was some kind of altercation to where a firearm was produced and at least one shot was fired,” Cpl. Wilbert Rundles told AJC.com on Tuesday. “We don’t know the exact number yet.”
Investigators are not looking for anyone else in connection with the woman’s killing.
“The two people that we believe were the sole parties in this situation are accounted for,” Rundles said.
Police said they responded to a call of shots fired at a Duluth apartment complex just before 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.