Published: Sep 04, 2012 10:30 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man and a woman had been arguing in their car before they died in an apparent murder-suicide.
 
Tampa police say the woman managed to jump out of their car just before 8 p.m. Monday in Tampa's busy West Shore area.
    
A witness told the Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/RCeDGg ) the car struck an office building just after the woman jumped out of the passenger seat. Raymond Guebara told the Times the man then got out of the car and shot the woman.
    
Tampa police say the man drove away before returning to the scene. Police found him in the vehicle with a gunshot to the head.
    
Police say the man hit the woman several times with his fists before shooting her several times.
    
An investigation continues.
    
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Information from: Tampa Bay (Fla.)Times, http://tampabay.com

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