“I Had To Do, What I Had To Do,” Says Man Who Shot Knife-Wielding Ex

“I had to do, what I had to do,” said an Atlanta man on Monday who shot his ex-girlfriend after he alleges she came at him with a knife.

WSBTV reported, that a woman in her 40’s was found dead on Monday morning at a house on Abner Place, after a dispute that turned violent. Her ex-boyfriend shot her after she pulled out a knife on him.

“I hate what happened but I can’t help it now,” the man said to WSBTV. “Well, I’m going to tell you the truth. The lady has been taking me for a dog for a long time. She had a knife and tried to stab me and it all just happened too fast.”

He said the relationship had a long and violent past.

A neighbor said that the man was sleeping in his car in front of his house when the woman approached him with a knife and tried to attack him.

Police are still investigating the case.