Police: Ex-boyfriend arrested on murder charge in shooting death of woman

A 23-year-old woman was shot and killed Tuesday in Melbourne, Florida, and her ex-boyfriend has been arrested in her death, according to the Melbourne Police Department.

Police said the shooting happened shortly before 8 a.m. on Colbert Circle near East University Boulevard. Once on scene, officers found Sha'daya A. Johnson and medics tried to immediately save her life, but she did not survive her injuries.

Her ex-boyfriend, later identified as Carlos Lemont Jones, 23, was considered to be a possible person of interest, police said. He turned himself in to the Palm Bay Police Department and was arrested.

Melbourne police said Jones would be charged with premeditated first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, police said.