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St. Petersburg police on scene of shooting with 1 person dead

One person was injured and has been taken to the hospital.
City police are on the scene of a shooting that occurred Friday evening in the 2900 block of 15th Avenue S.
City police are on the scene of a shooting that occurred Friday evening in the 2900 block of 15th Avenue S. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and BOYZELL HOSEY | Times ]
Published Jun. 17|Updated Jun. 18

ST PETERSBURG — Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in a driveway Friday night that left one man dead.

Police said a suspect was found a couple blocks away from the shooting, which occurred at 2900 15th Avenue S, and took him into custody.

Related: SATURDAY UPDATE: St. Petersburg man faces murder charge after shooting

Police were called to the scene about 6:30 p.m. and found a victim who had been shot. He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

Police closed 15th Ave South to traffic between 30th Street S and 28th Street S as they investigated.

No other details were immediately released.

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