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Police: St. Petersburg man shot in the foot during prescription drug deal

ST. PETERSBURG — A 24-year-old St. Petersburg man was shot in the foot Thursday night in an illegal prescription drug deal gone awry, police said.

Josvany Moreno was trying to buy some Oxycodone from an acquaintance near 62nd Ave. N and 4th Street N when the man started firing, police said. Moreno was struck once in the right foot.

He called a friend about 9:35 p.m. and was taken to Bayfront Medical Center, which informed police about the shooting.

Morneo identified the man and police are looking for him. He was not identified by police.

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Police: St. Petersburg man shot in the foot during prescription drug deal 12/03/10 [Last modified: Friday, December 3, 2010 9:23am]

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