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Police Arrest Woman Who Allegedly Killed Stepfather, 8-Year-Old Daughter


Police in Port St. Lucie, Florida said they found a woman who allegedly shot and killed her stepfather and her 8-year-old daughter. Alyssa Marie Torres, 28, was on the run until her arrest, cops said.

Early Monday at about 12:30 a.m., officers responded to the Waterleaf Townhomes Apartments about reports of two people being fatally shot, according to the department. Investigators got evidence that it was Torres. She allegedly fled the scene in a silver 2005 Toyota Rav4. Officers said the vehicle had the Florida tag KPD-T14.

Police said Torres was believed to be armed and dangerous.

Before the suspect’s arrest, a police spokeswoman told WPTV that they were working with law enforcement in Palm Beach County and Orlando in a bid to find Torres.

A third victim was taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, officers said. She was identified as Torres’ mother.

Update – June 24, 1:09 p.m.: Added information showing that Torres was arrested.

[Image via Port St. Lucie Police Department ]

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