Atlanta area woman killed as bullet comes through window

ROSWELL, Ga. — Police in Roswell are investigating the killing of a 20-year-old woman who died when she was struck by a bullet fired through an apartment window.

Officials said Fantasia Byrd arrived in the Atlanta area less than two weeks ago. Police say numerous shots were fired through the window early Sunday, and they believe the bullet was intended for someone else.

Officers say Byrd had just moved to Roswell from New York. They say Byrd and her cousin had gone out Saturday night and returned to the cousin's apartment around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. They say the shots were fired less than half an hour later.


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