By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man faces murder charges after he told authorities he shot his fiancé over the weekend in Southeast Baltimore, police said.

George Kuhn, 43, of Baltimore, is charged with first- and second-degree murder and firearms-related charges.

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Officers responded Sunday around 9:30 p.m. to the 6400 block of Erdman Avenue after Kuhn allegedly contacted authorities, saying he had shot his fiancé during a domestic dispute.

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There, officers found 36-year-old Kristy Helmert shot once. She was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

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CBS Baltimore Staff