Brett Snarr, 20, was fatally shot late Friday night during a domestic dispute with his girlfriend.

Sheriff's dispatch received a call shortly before midnight from a resident of Royal Farms apartment complex just south of I-215 at Highland Dr. The woman reported Snarr had beaten his girlfriend, the caller's roommate, and was trying to force her to leave with him.The caller's boyfriend apparently took out a gun and shot Snarr, according to a police report.

Officers arrived and found Snarr lying on the floor of the bedroom with a gunshot wound to the head. He died before paramedics arrived. The gun had been left on a shelf in the two women's apartment where the shooting occurred. The suspect was booked into jail for investigation of criminal homicide.