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Elderly Florida Woman Allegedly Shoots Roommate Over Cleanliness Dispute

TAMPA, Fla (WDNews) – Authorities in Florida have arrested a 71-year-old woman on charges of murder following a fatal shooting on Thursday morning. The incident reportedly stemmed from an argument over household chores.

Police responded to a 911 call about a shooting at a home. Upon arrival, they discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators identified the suspect as Patricia Whitehead, who lived with the victim. They believe the altercation began when Whitehead became enraged over the man’s failure to clean up after himself. The situation escalated, resulting in the tragic shooting.