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Man, 47, found shot dead in St. Petersburg field, police say

A call came in at 9:33 a.m. about a shooting in the 2100 block of 17th Ave. S, police said.
 
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Published Dec. 29, 2021|Updated Dec. 29, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG — Officers responding to a call about a shooting found the body of a 47-year-old man in a St. Petersburg field, police said.

The call came in at 9:33 a.m. Wednesday about a shooting in the 2100 block of 17th Ave. S, a neighborhood of single-family homes. Police found the victim, identified as Qareeb Muhammad, and confirmed he had been shot. He was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, where he was pronounced dead.