Man arrested in fatal shooting of girlfriend

- Orlando police officers have arrested a man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend last month.

Justin Christopher Pruitt, 28, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Tiffany Linquanti, 26.

On the early morning hours of July 21, officers responded to 9218 Randal Park Blvd. just after midnight on a report of a person having been shot.

According to an affidavit, Linquanti was shot inside the apartment that she and Pruitt shared. Detectives said she had suffered a gunshot would to the top of her head. She was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center in critical condition and died two days later.

Linquanti worked at AT&T and attended Valencia College, where she studied business and human resources, according to her mother, Lilia Linquanti, in an interview with the Orlando Sentinel.

Pruitt has been booked into the Seminole County Jail.

 

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