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Police: Man arrested after killing woman in domestic-related shooting in St. Pete

An 18-month-old girl was at the home when the shooting happened, investigators said.
Credit: St. Petersburg Police Department

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Police have arrested the man they say killed a woman Sunday in what is being referred to by authorities as a domestic-related shooting.

Temidayo Ayoola, 25, is being charged with second-degree murder, according to a news release. 

The shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. in the area of 8th Avenue S. and 14th Street S., according to police.

The 27-year-old woman, later identified as Leeza Martinez, of Texas, died at the hospital, police said. 

Investigators said Martinez's 18-month-old daughter was at the home at the time of the shooting but was not hurt. 

The child is now in the custody of the Department of Children and Families.

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