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Police: 20-year-old man riding bicycle shot, killed in St. Petersburg

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Posted at 11:13 PM, Sep 17, 2019

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Homicide detectives are looking for evidence to determine who shot a 20-year-old man riding a bicycle Tuesday night in St. Petersburg.

Police responded shortly after 10 p.m. to a call of a shooting at Queensboro Avenue South and Yale Street. When officers arrived on scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

Authorities say Marquis Scott was riding a bicycle when someone shot him.

man riding bicycle shot in St. Petersburg

Paramedics rushed Scott to Bayfront Health where doctors later pronounced him dead.

Police have not released any information about a possible suspect or motive.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call St. Petersburg Police at 727-893-7780.