Man charged for shooting, killing mom at home with 18-month-old daughter

A St. Petersburg mom home with her 18-month-old baby girl was shot dead by suspect, police say.

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St. Petersburg police detectives are investigating a deadly shooting that took place Sunday in the 1200 block of 8th Avenue South. At about 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 16th, police received a call about a shooting at 1253 8th Ave. S., St. Petersburg.

A 27-year-old woman was taken to the hospital, where she died of her injuries. We will release her name once her family is notified.

Police arrested Temidayo Ayoola, 25, and charged him with 2nd-degree murder.

The woman’s 18-month-old daughter, who was at the house at the time of the incident, was not injured. DCF took custody of her. If you have any information that could be helpful to the investigation, please contact St. Petersburg Police at 727-893-7780 or text SPPD and your tip to TIP411.

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