Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Public safety

Police seek witnesses in St. Petersburg fatal shooting

Investigators are looking for witnesses to a shooting on Saturday that caused the death of a 37-year-old man.

About 2:30 a.m., St. Petersburg police responded to 1834 49th St. S after receiving reports of a shooting. They found George Hall with gunshot wounds to his upper body. He was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, where he died about an hour later.

In a statement Monday, police said there were "people in the area at the time of the murder." Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for anyone with information who calls anonymously at (800)873-8477.

Police ask witnesses or anyone with information to call the department at (727)893-7780, or text keyword "SPPD" and an anonymous tip to 847-411.

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