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Teenager dies after shooting in St. Petersburg

No details released about the incident or shooter
Posted at 9:45 PM, May 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-02 07:38:30-04

6AM UPDATE | ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A 19-year-old man shot Friday night in south St. Petersburg has died of his injuries, authorities said.

Me'Arri M. Melton of St. Petersburg has been identified as the person shot in the 4800 block of 20th Avenue shortly before 8:30 p.m. Friday, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.

St. Pete police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call the St. Petersburg Police Department at (727) 893-7780 or text SPPD plus your tip to TIP411.

ORIGINAL STORY | ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A teenager is at the hospital fighting for his life after being shot in St. Petersburg Friday night.

St. Pete Police responded to a call of a shooting a little before 8:30 p.m. A 19-year-old man was shot somewhere in the 4800 block of 20th Ave South, according to St. Pete Police.

The man is in critical condition, according to St. Pete. Officials did not say if a suspect has been identified in the incident.

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