Crime

Man charged with murder in fatal shooting

Joshua Thompson, 27, was arrested and charged with second degree murder Tuesday evening in connection with a fatal shooting earlier that day, according to Bay News 9.
Joshua Thompson, 27, was arrested and charged with second degree murder Tuesday evening in connection with a fatal shooting earlier that day, according to Bay News 9.

A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a St. Petersburg woman Tuesday morning.

Joshua Thompson, 27, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder Tuesday evening, according to Bay News 9. He taken into custody without incident.

The charge stems from the shooting death of 35-year-old Melinda Soria, who was found dead Tuesday shortly after 8 a.m. She was shot just outside her home, according to Bay News 9.

Police told the television news station the incident is domestic related.

Sara Nealeigh: 941-745-7081, @saranealeigh

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