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St. Petersburg police identify man killed in shooting

A 49-year-old man is being charged with second-degree murder, police say.
An altercation ended in fatal gunfire early Sunday morning in St. Petersburg.
An altercation ended in fatal gunfire early Sunday morning in St. Petersburg. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and LUIS SANTANA | Times ]
Published Oct. 24
Updated Oct. 25

An altercation in an alley behind a vacant business ended in gunfire and one dead early Sunday morning, according to St. Petersburg police.

At 3:16 a.m., officers responded to the 4600 block of Haines Road N following reports of a fatal shooting. Officers arrested 49-year-old Robert Deladurantaye and arrested him on a charge of second-degree murder, according to police.

Police reported that Deladurantaye and the victim, later identified as Christopher Estrada, 30, had been in an argument several hours earlier. The altercation continued in the alley and ended when Deladurantaye shot Estrada, according to police.

Estrada died at the scene.

This is a developing story. Stay with tampabay.com for updates.