Cops: Woman tries to shoot man but runs out of ammo after killing his relative

Police are searching for a woman accused of trying to shoot and kill a man while holding an empty handgun, which was out of ammunition because she had just allegedly shot and killed another man.

The incident was captured on surveillance footage at an East Point home Sept. 3 about 6 a.m., East Point police told Channel 2 Action News. She’s accused of killing 33-year-old Kelvin Freeman, who allegedly sold drugs from the house off Palm Drive.

The footage obtained by Channel 2 shows Freeman outside his front door holding a handgun with a laser sight. Police said something spooked him, but it’s unclear what frightened him.

He walked back inside minutes before a woman shows up in a dark-colored sedan. She was able to talk Freeman into letting her inside, the news station reported. Shortly after, gunfire erupts inside the house, and Freeman is killed.

Freeman’s family lives across the street, and a relative of his showed up at the home, police said. Capt. Allyn Glover told Channel 2 she tried to lure the relative inside the home, but he didn’t go.

“She’s trying to bring him in so she can kill him,” Glover said.

The video shows the woman point a handgun at the man multiple times while walking away with a box. Police said she was attempting to shoot the man but had run out of rounds.

“She’s going to try and shoot him right here,” Glover told Channel 2 while watching the video. “And then she’s going to rack it and try and shoot him again, but there’s no bullets left. She used them all.”

This is the best photo police have of the murder suspect.
Photo: Channel 2 Action News

Angelia Barge, Freeman’s mother, told the news station she’s devastated and wants justice.

“I am hurting,” she said. “I’ve never had to deal with nothing like this before in my life. I miss my son. I want them caught so (expletive) bad. It’s a crying shame.”

Police believe the box the suspect left the scene with might have been filled with cash. Anyone with information is asked to contact East Point police at 404-559-6226.

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