Police: Man charged in girlfriend's shooting death

A man has been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting at a southeast Atlanta apartment complex. 

Dante Willis, 38, is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Jasma Nicole Patterson, 25, after a domestic dispute Tuesday afternoon. 

August 12, 2020 - Dante Willis charged with murder (Atlanta Police Department)

Officers tell FOX 5 they were called to the 1000 block of Villa Court SE around 1 p.m. after reports of shots fired. When they arrived at the scene, officers found Patterson's body inside an apartment with a gunshot wound. 

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According to police, Willis allegedly shot Patterson during a dispute. 

Willis was arrested hours after the shooting and charged with felony murder. 

The suspect is being held at the Fulton County jail. 

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