Woman Murdered Near Pinellas Park City Hall

Pinellas Park, Fla. (970 WFLA) - Police have identified that woman shot and killed near City Hall here as 59 year-old Caroline Morton-Hicks of Saint Petersburg.  Police are calling it a homicide and are looking for the woman's killer.

Officers say Morton-Hicks had been at an orchestra practice at the Performing Arts Center, and later got into an altercation with someone in the parking lot between the Center and City Hall.  Police say the woman attempted to run away.

Morton-Hicks was shot in the street in the 5100 block of 78th Ave., where police found her when they arrived. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. They do not have a description of the shooter.

Police do not believe the shooting was random.

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