Motorist shot, killed in vehicle in St. Petersburg

Motorist shot, killed in vehicle in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - UPDATE: St. Petersburg Police say they have made an arrest in the shooting death of Scott Franklin.  We are awaiting more details on the person arrested and charges.

Original story:

St. Pete Police are on the look out for a group of people who shot and killed a man early Saturday morning next to All Children’s Hospital.  

Investigators said Scott Franklin, 41, was stopped at the intersection of 5th Ave. S and 6th St. S when a two or three vehicles pulled up to his vehicle while it was stopped.  Witnesses at the scene said shots were fired and the vehicles sped off.  

Investigators have not released a motive, but part of the crime was captured on surveillance video.  

Franklin’s family describes him as the life of the party and a karate enthusiast.  

If you have any information on the crime call St. Petersburg Police at 727-893-7780

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