UPDATE: The names of the victims and shooter from a murder-suicide that occured at a Milton rest area have been released.
According to the update, victims Jessica Ileen Quinones, 35, and her daughter Destiny Salia Snider, 18, while they were resting in their vehicle at the rest stop during a trip to visit family in Melbourne, Florida.
Quinones ex-boyfirend Larry Donell Stuart, 46, then allegedly shot the pair before shooting himself in the head. Quinones was pronounced dead, and Snider was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
Original: The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a murder-suicide that took place Monday night around 9:15 p.m.
The statement from FHP says a trooper responded to a report of shots fired with multiple victims at the Interstate 10, 30 mile marker rest area. It was discovered that the suspect had arrived at the rest area after the victims and murdered his ex-girlfriend while she was resting in her vehicle with her daughter. The victim’s daughter was shot twice during the attack. After shooting the two victims, the suspect shot himself in the head. The victim and suspect were pronounced dead at the scene.
Names have not been released pending notification of next-of-kin. The report does, however, list the suspect and the victim from Dallas, Texas. The male suspect is reported to be 46 years old and was driving a 2017 Nissan Altima. The victim is listed as a 35 year old female who was driving a 2015 Ford Focus.
More updates will be made to this story as details are released.