Arrest made in fatal shooting in St. Petersburgs Midtown

Arrest made in fatal shooting in St. Petersburg\s Midtown
Man Charged in Shooting Death of a 27-Year-Old Woman
St. Pete police arrested Marco Nicholas Murray, 37, and charged him with second-degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm for the shooting death of Christina Veronica Rush. 

Detectives say the 27-year-old woman was found just before 1:00 a.m. in the 1000 block of 15th Avenue S.

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A 37-year-old man has been arrested in Plant City on Thursday in the shooting death of Christina Rush.

Marco Nicholas Murray, 37, who has no fixed address in Plant City, was charged with second degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm in connection with the shooting death of Christina Veronica Rush, 27. Murray was taken into custody Thursday in Plant City.

St. Petersburg Police say Rush died early Thursday morning after an altercation and shooting in the 1000 block of 15th Ave S.

Neighbors who heard the altercation and gunshot called police that morning. The 27-year-old woman was found in the backyard with a gunshot wound. 


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