Man found shot outside Club 1 South in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - What many patrons thought was a firecracker or balloon popping turned out to be gunfire at Club 1 South in St. Petersburg early Thursday. Police later found a man wounded outside the club.

More than one hundred patrons were inside the club around 2 a.m. at 1st Avenue South and 18th Street south when the incident was reported.

Officers found Alfred Whitehead, 27, outside with a gunshot wound to the torso.

He was taken to Bayfront Medical Center where he underwent surgery and was last listed in serious, but stable condition.

There ws no immediate word on a suspect or suspects.

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