Domestic violence center in LaGrange gives advice on getting out of abusive relationships

Tips on abusive relationships

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Authorities tell us a 22-year-old woman that was shot to death by her boyfriend Wednesday afternoon and she was the mother of a young son.

According to Courtney Jackson's social media accounts, she was engaged to 26-year-old Kendell Robinson, the man that shot her to death- then turned the gun on himself.

News Leader 9's Brittany Dionne spoke with a friend who says Jackson was being abused.

Brittany gave tips on how to get out of an abusive relationship.

Amanda Jeter from the Harmony House Domestic Violence Center says they advise clients not to leave the home while the abuser is there.

Also, if they feel uncomfortable - even while the abuser is away - call police to assist.

Authorities tell us both were parents, but did not have any children together.

Brittany spoke with a friend of Jackson's who says she was a kind person who loved her son.

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