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Florida man who killed woman inside Walmart arrested, police say

Victim screamed for help after argument in garden section, authorities say

Credit: Liv Johnson
Credit: Liv Johnson

OCALA, Fla. – Officials from the Ocala Police Department said a man accused of shooting a woman to death inside an Ocala Walmart is in custody.

Police said the suspect fled after shooting the woman in the garden center of the Walmart at 4980 E. Silver Springs Blvd. The shooting escalated from an argument between the two that led to the woman screaming for help, according to authorities. No one else was injured.

Officials have identified the 55-year-old suspect, but have not yet released his or the victim's name.

Police said the man taken into custody has a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but is alive and being taken to a hospital.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 6/ClickOrlando.com for updates.