Marquie Gunter mugshot

Marquie Gunter, 28, was charged with murder after police said he shot and killed his girlfriend's two-year-old daughter following an argument over a car.

(Meredith) -- Police in Georgia said a two-year-old girl is dead because of a fight over a car.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office said the girl's mom, 19-year-old Jackqueline Ingram, and her boyfriend, 28-year-old Marquie Gunter, were arguing over who could use a car Tuesday night.

Then, Gunter allegedly started firing gunshots outside the home in Augusta.

Police said multiple gunshots hit the car. Ingram ran inside and locked the doors. Gunter then allegedly kicked open the front door of the house and fired the gun again, hitting two-year-old Ja'Ziah Pollard in the head.

Gunter is charged with murder, aggravated assault, second-degree criminal damage to property, possession of a firearm in the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

According to police, Gunter is not Ja'Ziah's father, but he does have another child with Ingram.

Bond information was not available.

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