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Police: Man shot, killed after breaking into girlfriend's apartment

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Posted at 10:08 AM, Feb 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-29 18:25:45-05

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Police are investigating a shooting that killed a 26-year-old man Saturday morning.

St. Pete police said shortly before 6 a.m., 26-year-old Ocossio Nettles broke into his girlfriend's apartment at 5877 Fairfield Avenue South.

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A family friend, 48-year-old Roderick Donson, confronted him.

Shots were fired and Nettles died at the scene. Donson suffered not life-threatening injury.

Two women and a child who were inside the apartment were not injured.