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1 dead after shooting at Pinellas Park hotel

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PINELLAS PARK, FL (WFLA) - Pinellas Park police are investigating a murder and attempted suicide at a hotel on Wednesday night.

Investigators say Anthony McClaney Jr. walked into a third floor suite at the Townplace Suites Marriott at 49th Street and Ulmerton Road where his mother and her fiance, Mitchell Arnold, were watching television. 

Police say McClaney shot Mitchell, then said "I'm going to be with Jesus", and shot himself.

Arnold died.  McClaney Jr. is hospitalized at Bayfront Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Police say the family was staying at the motel because of a fire at their home on December 18th. 

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