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Man, 23, dies from injuries following shooting in St. Petersburg

Damien Wiggins Jr. was found with a gunshot wound in the parking lot of a vacant business on Haines Road.
Check tampabay.com for the latest breaking news and updates. [Tampa Bay Times]
Published Oct. 23

A man died from his injuries following a shooting Tuesday night in St. Petersburg, according to police.

Damien Wiggins Jr., 23, was found with a gunshot wound in the parking lot of a vacant business at 4611 Haines Road shortly after 11 p.m.

He was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

Detectives consider the case a homicide and are working to determine what happened and identify a suspect.

Police ask that anyone with information call (727) 893-7780.


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