1 arrested after shooting at East Point food mart kills man, injures woman

Credit: Fulton County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Fulton County Sheriff's Office

A man is in custody after allegedly shooting and killing another man and injuring a woman at an East Point food mart Sunday afternoon, according to police.

East Point officers were called to the Falcon Food Mart at 3106 Washington Road shortly before 2 p.m. and found the victims with gunshot wounds, police said in a statement. Both were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where the man died. He was identified by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office as 29-year-old Quincy Twine.

An update on the woman’s condition was not provided.

Investigators said a man, identified by police as 31-year-old Alisteir Vashaun Murray, shot both victims after an argument. According to a police report, Murray admitted to being involved and claimed to have shot Twine in self-defense. He also had a pistol at his feet, which he said belonged to him.

Murray was arrested and faces charges of murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

No other details were released about the case.

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