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Man with gunshot wound found dead in bathroom of St. Pete 7-Eleven, police say

Medical examiner will determine cause of death
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Posted at 7:16 AM, Jun 08, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — St. Petersburg Police are investigating after a man with a gunshot wound was found dead in the bathroom of a 7-Eleven early on Tuesday morning.

Officers were called to the 7-Eleven in 11500 block of 4th St N. around 2:30 a.m.

Investigators are speaking with witnesses who were at the store. The department says the medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

The victim has been identified as 25-year-old Tyler Jay Powers.

Police say the investigation is in its early stages and more information will be released as it becomes available.

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