Man killed in St. Pete shooting

Posted at 4:10 PM, Apr 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-30 16:10:13-04

St. Pete Police are on the look out for a group of people who shot and killed a man early Saturday morning next to All Children’s Hospital. 

Investigators said Scott Franklin, 41, was stopped at the intersection of 5th Ave. S and 6th St. S when a two or three vehicles pulled up to his vehicle while it was stopped.  Witnesses at the scene said shots were fired and the vehicles sped off.  

Investigators have not released a motive, but part of the crime was captured on surveillance video.  

Franklin’s family describes him as the life of the party and a karate enthusiast.  


If you have any information on the crime call St. Petersburg Police at 727-893-7780


We will have more on this developing story on ABC Action News at 6.