ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Orange County deputies now say the man who fatally shot his wife in their Orange County home pinned her against a wall before opening fire.
Deputies said the victim's four children later discovered her body Wednesday inside the home on Blackburn Court, not far from the University of Central Florida.
Court records said the suspect calmly walked out the front door and left after the shooting.
Surveillance cameras can be seen on the front of the house and court records said there was also a camera in the room where the woman was killed.
Nelonza Pugh, 29, is currently behind bars on a first-degree murder charge.
Documents obtained Thursday said the suspect was caught on camera shooting his wife, Brooke Jenkins-Pugh, three times, with four children inside the home.
Deputies said the suspect pushed his wife into a corner, pinned her, shot her once and then shot her twice more after she fell to the ground.
The children found their mother in a pool of blood with bullets around her.
According to court records, the couple shared one child, and the three others belonged to the victim.
The suspect was no stranger to police. The sheriff said he had been arrested on 27 felony charges in the past, ranging from drugs to weapons.
The suspect had been arrested just two years ago on an attempted murder charge but those charges were dropped, according to court records.
Pugh was arrested Wednesday and booked into jail.
Deputies said the couple had been arguing before the shooting.
Jenkins-Pugh's friend and business partner told Channel 9 on Thursday that the pair owned On The Go, a financial services company that performs services, such as tax preparation.
A vigil will be held at the business' Pine Hills office Wednesday, which would have been Jenkins-Pugh's 30th birthday.
LOOK: just got a chance to ask Nelonza Pugh some questions. He’s accused of murdering his wife - their kids found her body this morning. Pugh’s reaction to our camera TONIGHT at 10PM and 11PM w/@VEcholsWFTV @JEstevezWFTV and @GWarmothWFTV. #WFTV @WFTV #BreakingNews pic.twitter.com/2eOX6aCH2T— Megan Cruz (@MeganWFTV) December 20, 2018
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OCSO Homicide Detectives are looking for Nelonza Pugh, 29. He is a suspect in the death of Brooke Jenkins-Pugh, 29. pic.twitter.com/pD3pOhwyKp— OCSO FL News (@OrangeCoSheriff) December 19, 2018
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