Police say man shot to death during fight with woman at apartment complex

ATLANTA — Police say a man is dead after he was shot during a fight with a woman he knew.

Police responded to reports of a shooting at an apartment complex on Vanira Avenue around 12:30 a.m.

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Officers found a man dead at the scene. Police have identified the victim as 43-year-old Mario Peterson.


The investigation revealed Peterson was involved in a fight with a woman and was shot. It’s unclear who fired the gun.

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Police said the woman is cooperating with police. She has not been identified. It’s unclear whether she is being charged.