FORTWORTH - Police said a Fort Worth woman was fatally shot by the father of her child at an apartment complex Wednesday night.

Fort Worth police were dispatched to the Prima Vera Apartments just before 11:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of E. Berry, said Sharron Neal, a police spokeswoman. Upon arriving to the scene, police found the mother dead from an apparent gunshot wound in the courtyard. Police said the shooter was Raheem Smith, the father of their child.

Police said Smith confronted the woman, shot her and then himself. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition but is expected to survive, Neal said.

Police obtained an arrest warrant for the murder and will arrest Smith after his release from critical condition, Neal said.

The woman's name was not released.
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