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St. Petersburg police: Woman dies in shooting, children with her uninjured

Two young children were inside a car with the woman and a man when someone fired shots toward them, police said.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A woman injured in a St. Petersburg shooting Tuesday has died from her injuries, police said.

It happened Tuesday evening in the area of 18th Avenue S. and 22rd Street S., according to a St. Petersburg Police Department news release.

The woman, identified as 21-year-old K'Mia Simmons, was a passenger in a car with a man and her two young children, police said. Someone else came up in another car and fired shots toward them.

The children were not hurt. 

Police say this shooting and another earlier Tuesday in the area of Fargo Street and 13th Avenue S. at this time are not believed to be related.

Anyone with information about the shootings is asked to call the St. Petersburg Police Department at 727-893-7780.

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