ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — St. Petersburg police have charged a man with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two people Sunday.
At about 7:18 p.m., police responded to a “suspicious incident” in the of 11th Avenue South and found a man dead. Minutes later, a caller reported seeing a bleeding man inside a car that had stalled in the 2800 block of 20th Avenue North. Police found a man dead at the scene.
Detectives said the murders happened after a verbal disagreement between three friends: Patrick Cretors, Geno Hansana, and Ai Noy Graham. According to a release, Cretors shot Hansana and Graham, dumping the former’s body on 11th Avenue and abandoning the latter in a car.
Police said he then ran away, but officers found him soon afterward.
The department said investigator are still sorting out other details and forensic evidence, with future updates happening only after all forensic and medical information is analyzed.