Man charged with shooting girlfriend in head

7:33 AM, Jun 5, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- An Atlanta man was arrested Tuesday for shooting his girlfriend in the head.

Jason Thompson was charged with aggravated assault and firearm possession, and is being held without bond in the Fulton County Jail. He will have his first court appearance Wednesday at 11 a.m.

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The shooting happened at around 3:40 p.m. Tuesday on Bryan Street SE in southeast Atlanta. Atlanta Police said Thompson shot the victim, whose name was not released, in the head.

The victim is in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital.

Thompson was arrested at the scene. There was no immediate word on why he shot his girlfriend.

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