Woman detained after argument ends in deadly shooting in Peoplestown

A man was killed in a shooting Thursday morning at an apartment complex on Vanira Avenue, according to Channel 2 Action News.
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A man was killed in a shooting Thursday morning at an apartment complex on Vanira Avenue, according to Channel 2 Action News.

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Atlanta police have detained a woman after an argument ended in a deadly shooting early Thursday morning in Peoplestown.

A man was killed in the shooting at an apartment complex on Vanira Avenue shortly after midnight. The woman, an acquaintance of the victim, was being questioned and has not been charged, police said in a news release.

The victim was identified by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office as Mario Peterson, 43, of Atlanta. Investigators believe the two argued before shots were fired, but it was not immediately clear what caused the argument.

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