Cops: Man confesses to shooting, killing girlfriend in East Point

East Point police said a man confessed to fatally shooting his girlfriend during a fight Tuesday.

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East Point police said a man confessed to fatally shooting his girlfriend during a fight Tuesday.

A 21-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly confessed to fatally shooting his girlfriend Tuesday, according to East Point police.

Officers were called to a home in the 4000 block of Foxhunt Lane around 4:45 p.m. There, they found a woman with a gunshot wound, according to a news release. She had already died and was later identified as 24-year-old Destiny Simone Fitzpatrick, police said.

The woman’s boyfriend, who was at the scene, was taken into custody, the news release states. Investigators said he later confessed to shooting the woman during a dispute inside their apartment. Fardereen Deonta Grier is facing a charge of murder.

No other details were immediately released.