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Man shot during gathering outside St. Petersburg liquor store, police say

The shooting took place while people socialized outside That Damn New York Liquor Store, according to St. Petersburg police.
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Published Apr. 24
Updated Apr. 24

ST. PETERSBURG — A man was shot and wounded during a midnight Saturday gathering outside That Damn New York Liquor Store, police say.

The shooting took place in the liquor store parking lot at 1443 16th Ave. S, according to St. Petersburg police.

A crowd was socializing in the parking lot when the man was shot, police say. He was taken to the hospital, where he was reported to be in critical condition on Saturday morning.

St. Petersburg police did not release any other information about the shooting, including what led to the incident and whether they have identified the shooter. The agency did not release the name of the wounded man.

Police ask anyone with information about this incident to call 727-893-7780 or text the information to TIP411 with the word “SPPD.”