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Man accused of attempted murder inside St. Petersburg home

Police said James Brown Jr. shot and injured his 52-year-old ex-girlfriend inside of a home.
Credit: St. Petersburg Police Department
Police said James Brown Jr. shot and injured his 52-year-old ex-girlfriend on 20th Avenue South near Dr. M.L.K. Jr. Street South.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The St. Petersburg Police Department arrested a man accused of attempted murder inside of a St. Petersburg home.

Police said James Brown Jr. shot and injured his 52-year-old ex-girlfriend around 5:39 p.m. Wednesday on 20th Avenue South near Dr. M.L.K. Jr. Street South.

The girlfriend remains in critical but stable condition at Bayfront Health, police said.

No one else was inside the home during the shooting.

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