ATLANTA, GEORGIA - OCTOBER 01: Young Thug attends the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on October 01, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Young Thug’s nephew is in police custody after allegedly shooting his girlfriend in the face and killing her, gossip site TMZ reports.

Fardereen Deonta Grier was arrested Wednesday (July 6) after law enforcement was called to a Georgia residence. East Point PD spokesperson Allyn Glover told the outlet that when officers arrived at the home Grier was crying and Destiny Fitzpatrick’s body was found near the front door.

Glover says Grier told law enforcement that he was Young Thug’s nephew and a source close to the rapper confirmed the relation.

The outlet reports that Grier first told officers he was fighting off two masked intruders but later admitted to shooting Fitzpatrick. Neighbors allegedly heard arguing in the residence prior to the shooting. Grier has been arrested and charged with murder, the gossip site reports.

As for Grier’s uncle, Young Thug remains in custody alongside Gunna for their YSL RICO case.