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Man, 26, shot and killed Tuesday in St. Petersburg’s Edge District

The shooting happened in the area of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street and Central Avenue, police said.
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Published Sep. 28
Updated Sep. 28

ST PETERSBURG — A man was shot and killed in the area near Central Avenue and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street on Tuesday morning, according to St. Petersburg police.

The victim has been identified as Shane Tyler Boyd, 26.

Police say shots were fired just before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. Nearby officers heard the shots and responded immediately to find a man shot.

The man was transported to a hospital and later died from his injuries.

Police asked that anyone with information contact St. Petersburg police at (727)-893-7780. Anonymous messages can be sent by texting SPPD plus a tip to TIP411.