ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Detectives are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in St. Petersburg on Wednesday night.
Officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 400 block of 4th Avenue South around 10 p.m. They say 22-year-old Owen Melin was visiting friends when a home invasion took place.
According to police, Melin was shot during the invasion. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives don't believe it was a random act. They're asking anyone with information to call the department's non-emergency line at 727-893-7780 or send an anonymous message by texting "SPPD" and the tip to TIP-411.