Plant City man arrested in shooting death of St. Petersburg woman

A Plant City man was arrested in the shooting death of a woman in St. Petersburg.

St. Petersburg police said 37-year-old Marco Nicholas Murray was arrested in Plant City. Early Thursday morning, 27-year-old Christina Veronica Rush was found with a gunshot wound in a St. Petersburg yard. The shooting occurred in the 1000 block of 15th Avenue South around 1 a.m. 

Police said an altercation led up to the deadly shooting. She was transported to a nearby hospital but later died. Investigators did not say if Rush and Murray knew each other. 

According to Hillsborough County jail records, Murray was also arrested on several out-of-county warrants from Pasco County for violating his probation.