ST. PETERSBURG — Police shot and killed a man Thursday night.
About 11:10 p.m., police were called to a report of a man with a gun at Hungry Baba's, 1811 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. S. When officers arrived, they found the man in a vehicle. He drove into the parking lot of the nearby Snax Convenience Store, where he exchanged gunfire with officers, police said. The man was killed.
No officers were injured.
The man's death is the seventh fatal shooting by St. Petersburg police this year — including three last month. There was one fatal shooting by officers in the city all of last year.