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Man charged with murder for killing victim in St. Pete alleyway, police say

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Posted at 10:11 AM, Oct 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-25 12:51:06-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A man was arrested for killing a man in a St. Pete alleyway early Sunday morning, police said.

St. Pete police said at 3:16 a.m., officers responded to the 4600 block of Haines Road North for a shooting. Robert James Deladurantaye got into an altercation with a man behind an alleyway of a vacant business and shot him.

Police said the two men had also been in an argument several hours earlier.

The victim, identified as 30-year-old Christopher Estrada, died from his injuries and Deladurantaye was taken into custody at the scene.

Deladurantaye is charged with second-degree murder.