16-year-old shot in St. Petersburg near school

Posted at 5:01 PM, Dec 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-14 17:23:45-05

A 16-year-old victim was taken to the hospital after being shot in a St. Petersburg parking lot.

Wednesday afternoon, police received a call of a shooting victim in the parking lot of the vacant SunTrust Bank at  4142 6th St. S.

The 16 year old victim was taken to Bayfront Health Hospital.  He suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The incident happened across the street from Lakewood Elementary, so the school was briefly placed on lockdown as a precaution.

Detectives are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to for updates.