Man shot, killed in argument over parking spot on Central Avenue in St. Pete, police say

Pinellas County

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead in St. Petersburg early Tuesday morning.

The shooting happened in the area of Central Avenue and Dr. Martin Luther King Street at about 1:30 a.m. The victim has been identified 26-year-old Shane Tyler Boyd.

Police told 8 On Your Side Boyd got into an argument with two people in another vehicle over a parking spot. Detectives said Boyd was shot multiple times before the vehicle took off.

Police said officers heard the sound of gunfire and found a man wounded. He was rushed to an area hospital, where he later died.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Police are asking those with information to share tips by calling 727-893-7780 or texting TIP411.

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