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Woman killed in domestic-related shooting in St. Petersburg, police say

Posted at 3:06 PM, May 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-17 09:56:50-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A woman was killed in a domestic-related shooting in St. Pete and a suspect is in custody, police say.

St. Pete police said around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, police received a call about a shooting in the 1200 block of 8th Ave S.

A 27-year-old woman was taken to a local hospital and died of her injuries. Police say Temidayo Ayoola, 25, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

The woman's 18-month-old daughter, who was in the home during the shooting, was not injured. Police say she is in the custody of DCF.

Police said this appears to be a domestic-related incident. The victim's name has not been released pending next-of-kin notification.

This is an ongoing investigation.