Man Shoots Mom's Fiance in Florida Hotel

Police say a man fatally shot his mother's fiance before turning the gun on himself inside a Pinellas Park hotel room.

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    Police say a man fatally shot his mother's fiance before turning the gun on himself inside a Pinellas Park hotel room.
     
    The shooting happened New Year's night at the TownePlace Suites by Marriott, where the family had been staying since being displaced by a fire on Dec. 18.

      According to Pinellas Park police, 29-year-old Anthony McClaney entered the room around 10 p.m. and shot 48-year-old Mitchell Arnold in the head as he lay in bed watching TV.
     
    The Tampa Bay Times reports McClaney was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.
     
    The mother was not injured.
     
    No further details were immediately available.