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Man arrested for killing ex's boyfriend

12:47 AM, Jan 1, 2013   |    comments
(Cobb County Sheriff's Office)
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MARIETTA, Ga. -- A Marietta man is behind bars for shooting and killing a man he believed was seeing his ex-girlfriend.

Patrick Lamar Burr, 40, is accused of shooting the man outside a home on Griggs Street in Marietta at around 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Marietta Police spokesman David Baldwin said the victim, 24-year-old Arthur Moses Jr., and the ex-girlfriend were sitting in a car in the house's driveway when Burr approached and fired a pistol into the car.

The girlfriend, who was not identified, escaped unharmed. Moses was killed as he tried to run away, Baldwin said.

Burr was arrested on the scene and charged with murder and aggravated assault. He is being held without bond in the Cobb County Adult Detention Center.

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