Man 55, shoots dead his estranged partner then shoots himself following a domestic dispute

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A woman was shot and killed during a domestic dispute with her one time partner at a garden center at a Florida Walmart store.

The suspect was later found at home in critical condition after he apparently shot himself, authorities said.

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Police said David Johnson, 54, shot Carli Cronin, 30, around 2.30 pm at the Walmart at 4980 East Silver Springs Boulevard.

According to police, the incident began as an apparent domestic incident in the garden section of an Ocala Walmart.

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The woman screamed during the apparently physical altercation and employees called 911 and tried to intervene. Johnson then shot her.

The alleged shooter went to a residence less than five miles from the store and remained inside the house as Marion County Sheriff’s deputies surrounded the building and waited until the Ocala SWAT team arrived.

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In the meantime, law enforcement officials evacuated residents of nearby homes as a precaution.

Once the SWAT team arrived, they entered the home and found the man with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police said he is not expected to survive.

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He was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, where he remained in critical condition.

As of Saturday, Ocala police were waiting for a search warrant to look for clues inside the house.

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After transporting the wounded woman from the Walmart to the hospital, Ocala Fire Rescue personnel returned to the store after receiving calls about people at the scene suffering from stress after the incident.

They identified three people; two were treated at the scene for stress and a third person was injured during evacuations of the store. He was taken to a local hospital...
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