Atlanta Police investigate a deadly shooting at a downtown condo on May 31, 2023. (FOX 5)
ATLANTA - A man was arrested for shooting his girlfriend during a fight in a downtown Atlanta condo Wednesday evening, police say.
Douglas Hairston, 30, was charged with murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of a knife during the commission of a felony.
Officers were called out just before 8 p.m. to an apartment located at 400 W. Peachtree St. NW. Atlanta Police say officers found a 28-year-old woman shot and killed inside a condo on the 29th floor.
Officers took the woman’s boyfriend into custody nearby, police say. Investigators initially labeled him as a person of interest in the case.
Investigators say a fight between the couple escalated into gunfire.
After a police interview, Hairston was arrested and booked into the Fulton County Jail.
The name of the woman has not been released.