Man claims he shot his girlfriend

January 17, 2012 11:00:09 AM PST
Authorities in Orange County have arrested a man after he called 911 claiming he shot his girlfriend in the head.

Officials were called to Hurdle Hills Road in Cedar Grove overnight Friday after the man told them that a gun would be on top of a car when they arrived.

When deputies got to the scene they arrested 41-year-old Christopher Eugene Rone of Hillsborough.

His girlfriend, 33-year-old Custain Levoa Crist of Mebane, was found dead inside a home where the shooting happened.

Authorities said the pair had been dating since September.

Rone has been charged with first-degree murder.

Further details about the incident have not been released.

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