SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. - Saint Petersburg police are working the scene of a homicide they say happened just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday at a house on 25th Street South.
Floyd Lassiter, 54, was shot several times after he confronted two people attempting to steal his car from his driveway.
Lassiter got into a fight with the two suspects before one of them pulled a gun.
Both suspects fled the scene after the shots were fired.
Lassiter was taken to Bayfront Medical Center were he later passed.
Police discovered a prior report that had been filed two days earlier at Lassiter's address.
He had reported a burglary at his house and alleged car keys had been stolen..
Police have not been able to identify any suspects at this time.
The investigation is ongoing.