LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police officials say they have a man in custody in connection to the shooting death of 25-year-old Crystal Parker was found dead inside her Shawnee apartment.

Police arrested 33-year-old Shahied Ditto and is being charged with murder and burglary.

Authorities say Ditto fatally shot Parker, who is his estranged girlfriend.

The woman's body was located inside her apartment at Shawnee Gardens, the former Shawnee Elementary School.

Neighbors tell WDRB's Kelly Davis there was one child inside the apartment when police arrived but the child was not injured.

"When officers arrived, they did find the body of the deceased. We have determined it to be a homicide case at this time and the Louisville Metro Police Homicide Unit is investigating," said LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell.

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