Girlfriend Shot, SWAT Standoff Ends

Antoinette Austin was trying break up with her boyfriend Wednesday when he pulled out a gun and shot her several times in the chest, according to Philadelphia police.

The two were inside a car at a golf course in West Philadelphia around lunchtime.

The couple started arguing and the Edward Wilson, 54, pulled out a gun, shot Austin, 26, and then dumped her body on the side of the street, said police. When they got there, Austin was able to give them some information before she was rushed to the hospital where she died a short time later.

Wilson locked himself inside a house on the unit block of Salford Street in West Philadelphia.

SWAT team members, homeland security and police were outside the home for several hours Wednesday afternoon until Wilson shot himself in the face.

He was hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday night, facing murder charges.

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