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St. Pete detectives arrest man for deadly shooting in July 2017

Posted at 12:46 PM, May 17, 2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — St. Pete detectives arrested a man on Saturday for the murder of another man in July of 2017.

Police said Jerry Peterson, 35, was arrested for the murder of Lamant Lisbon in 2017.

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Detectives determined that Peterson got into an argument with Lisbon outside of Club Paradise. Peterson then pulled out a gun, shot and killed Lisbon.

Investigators have been looking for Peterson for nearly three years and there was a warrant out for his arrest.

Peterson was booked into the Pinellas County Jail. He was charged with murder.