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Alabama man allegedly shot ex-girlfriend, killed her boyfriend in Fairburn

Terry Marshall, 44, of Alabama, is wanted for shooting his ex-girlfriend and killing her boyfriend at an apartment in Fairburn, police said.
Terry Marshall, 44, of Alabama, is wanted for shooting his ex-girlfriend and killing her boyfriend at an apartment in Fairburn, police said.
Fairburn police

An Alabama man is wanted Tuesday for allegedly injuring his ex-girlfriend and killing her new boyfriend in a double shooting at an apartment complex in Fairburn.

The shooting happened late Monday night at the Harbor Lakes Apartments at 7305 Roosevely Hwy., according to Fairburn police.

Officers responded to the scene about 11:45 p.m. after someone called 911 to report that someone had been shot, police spokesman Sgt. Anthony Bazydlo said. Police did not say who called 911.

When officers arrived they found two victims inside the apartment. Marshall Tucker, 48, and Latonia Patterson, 53, had both been shot, Bazydlo said. Tucker was already dead by the time officers arrived, he said. Police did not say how many times the man was shot or where on the body he was struck.

It was also unclear where Patterson shot. She was transported to the hospital, Bazydlo said. But her condition was not known late Tuesday night.

Investigators have identified the suspect as Terry B. Marshall, the sergeant said. They have issued a warrant charging the 44-year-old man with murder, Bazydlo said.

Marshall is Patterson’s ex-boyfriend and police believe the motive for the crime is jealousy over her new boyfriend, Bazydlo said. Police have not said how the man was able to enter the apartment and it was unclear if anyone else was inside the home besides the couple at the time of the shooting.

Marshall is described black, 5 feet, 11 inch tall and weighs 225 pounds. His last known residence is in Valley, Ala. and police believe he is driving an older model, black Lincoln Continental.

Anyone with information about Marshall's whereabouts is asked to call 911. And police are asking that no one approach the suspect as he is considered armed and dangerous.