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Man, 26, dies in shooting at St. Petersburg apartment

He had broken into his girlfriend’s residence and was confronted by another man, police said.
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Published Feb. 29, 2020
Updated Feb. 29, 2020

ST. PETERSBURG — Police were investigating an early morning shooting Saturday that resulted in the death of a man who broke into an apartment.

Shortly before 6 a.m., police said, Ocossio Nettles, 26, broke into his girlfriend’s apartment at 5877 Fairfield Ave. S in St. Petersburg and was confronted by 48-year-old Roderick Donson. Shots were fired and Nettles died at the scene, according to police.

Donson was hurt but his injury was not life-threatening, police said. Two women and a child were in the apartment as well, but were not injured.