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Homicide investigation underway after 23-year-old dies after being shot in St. Petersburg parking lot

23-year-old shot in St Petersburg
Posted at 3:33 AM, Oct 23, 2019

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Homicide investigation is underway after a 23-year-old man fighting for his life died Wednesday morning due to a gunshot wound.

The St. Petersburg Police Department said officers responded to 4611 Haines Road around 11:00 p.m on Tuesday.

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After arriving to the scene, they found the 23-year-old, who has not been identified, in the parking lot of a vacant business with a gunshot wound.

Paramedics transported the victim to a nearby hospital in critical condition, where he died Wednesday morning.

Detectives are searching the shooting scene for evidence that could help them identify a potential suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact St. Petersburg Police at 893-7780 or text SPPD + your tip to TIP411.

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