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Man found dead in South St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG -- A man was found dead in the street in front of a home in South St. Petersburg early Sunday, police said.

The man, identified as Joshua R. Smith, 24, was found lying in the street in front of a home at 2410 Auburn St. S about 5:45 a.m. Paramedics responded and determined that Smith had been shot and was dead.

Smith, of Palmetto, has no known ties to St. Petersburg, police said.

An investigation remained under way Sunday.

Man found dead in South St. Petersburg 04/27/14 [Last modified: Sunday, April 27, 2014 3:39pm]

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