EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A man allegedly shot his girlfriend to death during an argument in their Brooklyn home Sunday morning, police said.
The woman’s daughter called authorities after Peter Hibbert, 48, allegedly shot the victim three times in the home near East 96th Street and Clarkson Boulevard in East Flatbush at around 3 a.m., police said. The girl then hid in the home until help arrived.
Authorities found Jacqueline Wilson, 49, with gunshot wounds to the head, stomach, and leg, according to the NYPD. The victim was rushed to the hospital but could not be saved.
Hibbert tried to hide but cops were able to force their way into the home and take him into custody, police said. Hibbert was charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.
The victim has not been publicly identified. The investigation remained ongoing.
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