Police investigate 2 deadly shootings in St. Petersburg

Pinellas County

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – Police are investigating two separate shootings within blocks of each other in St. Petersburg.

Police said a woman called 911 around 3:20 a.m. to report a man had been shot at their home in the 1000 block of 13th Avenue. He suffered fatal injuries, according to police.

A little over an hour later, police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of 10th Avenue South and 14th Street South and found a man lying in the street. The man was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced deceased, police said.

It’s still unclear whether the shootings are related or if anyone is in custody.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.


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