A car is towed from an apartment complex on Quail Run off Snapfinger Woods Road Monday morning after a deadly shooting in the parking lot.
Photo: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM
Photo: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Boyfriend killed, ex-husband critically injured after shootout over woman

A man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shootout over a woman in DeKalb County late Sunday night.

The woman’s current boyfriend and ex-husband exchanged gunfire in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Quail Run off Snapfinger Woods Road, DeKalb police said.

Her boyfriend, a man in his late 30s, was shot multiple times and died at the apartment complex. Her ex, a man in his early 40s, got into a vehicle after he was wounded and drove away in a white Ford F-150. 

He made it to a QuikTrip gas station on Panola Road near I-20 before he passed out, Channel 2 Action News reported. He was later taken to a local hospital. 

According to a police report obtained by Channel 2, the woman’s 15-year-old son called 911 to report the shooting. He said his mother’s boyfriend was leaving their apartment after playing pool when the boy heard shouting and several gunshots from the parking lot. He recognized his mother’s ex-husband by his voice and his pickup truck, he told police.

Neither man has been identified by authorities, but a DeKalb police spokesman said the ex-husband will be charged with murder. 

The woman was speaking with police Monday morning, according to the news station. 

— Please return to AJC.com for updates. 

In other news: 

Channel 2's Michael Seiden spoke to them Sunday.

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.