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Cops: Marital issues may have led to Fla. mall shooting

Deadly Florida mall shooting leaves 2 dead, 1... 01:59

MELBOUNE, Fla. - Investigators say marital issues may have motivated a man to shoot his wife in a food court at a central Florida mall.

The Jan. 17 shooting at Melbourne Square injured Idanerys Garcia-Rodriguez and killed 36-year-old pizza restaurant owner Leonardo Coppola. Jose Garcia-Rodriguez then fatally shot himself. Police said Thursday that the couple had been having marital problems for about six months. They say the 33-year-old woman may have told her 57-year-old husband that morning that their marriage was over.

Officials say she has recovered and is cooperating with authorities.

Witnesses have told investigators that Jose Garcia-Rodriguez was jealous.

Surveillance video from the mall shows a man believed to be Garcia-Rodriguez approaching the victims in the restaurant. Ten to 12 shots were fired.

Police are awaiting the medical examiner's final report.

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