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St. Pete Police investigating homicide after man found shot, lying in the street

Posted at 10:38 PM, Oct 18, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — St. Petersburg Police are conducting a homicide investigation.

Police responded to 922 11th Street South in St. Pete around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night. When they arrived on scene, they found 58-year-old Rodney Bascomb lying in the street, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Paramedics took Bascomb to the hospital but he did not survive his injuries, police say. The investigation is still in its preliminary stages.

Anyone with information is asked to call St. Petersburg Police at 883-7780 or text SPPD + your tip to TIP911.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.