ST. PETERSBURG - Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a possible drowning and fight in progress at Gandy Beach on Saturday evening.
By about 6:30 p.m., deputies and a crew from St. Petersburg Fire Rescue had arrived at a small inlet on the south side of the Pinellas County approach to the Gandy Bridge, witnesses said. Investigators had cordoned off a section of mangroves reaching into Old Tampa Bay with crime scene tape.
Deputies are still in the early stages of their investigation, the Sheriff's office said.
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