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Police search for suspect in St. Petersburg fatal shooting

Published Jan. 20, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG — Police are searching for a man they believe shot and killed another man Monday night during an argument over a woman, authorities reported.

Willie Mathers Newton, 37, shot Edward Williams, 47, with a handgun at Williams' residence in the 1100 block of 10th Ave. S in St. Petersburg just after 5:30 p.m., police said. Williams died an hour later.

The men were arguing over an earlier altercation with a female, detectives said.

No further information was immediately available.