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St. Pete police investigate deadly shooting in St. Pete

Posted at 1:10 PM, Nov 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-14 18:28:52-05

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A man was arrested after a shooting in St. Pete on Saturday.

St. Pete police said the shooting happened around 3:15 a.m. at the Food Max at 1400 18th Ave. S.

The victim, 22-year-old Deauntazies L. Ramsey, and the suspect, 24-year-old John F. Grant, knew each other.

Police said the two got into an argument and Grant shot Ramsey in the Food Max parking lot.

Ramsey was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Police said Grant is facing a second-degree murder charge.

This is an ongoing investigation.

If anyone has any information, call detectives at (727) 893-7780 or anonymous tips can be sent by texting the letters SPPD and the tips to TIP-411.