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Man with gunshot wound found dead in St. Petersburg 7-Eleven, police say

Investigators were working to confirm the cause of death and determine if foul play was involved, a police spokeswoman said.
A man with a gunshot wound was found dead inside the bathroom of a St. Petersburg 7-Eleven store early Tuesday, police said.
A man with a gunshot wound was found dead inside the bathroom of a St. Petersburg 7-Eleven store early Tuesday, police said. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and BOYZELL HOSEY | Times ]
Published Jun. 8
Updated Jun. 8

ST. PETESRBURG — A man who had been shot was found dead inside a 7-Eleven store’s bathroom early Tuesday, police said.

Police were called about 2:30 a.m. to the store at 11590 4th St. N and found a man with at least one gunshot wound dead in the bathroom, St. Petersburg police spokeswoman Sandra Bentil said. Police later identified the man as 25-year-old Tyler Jay Powers of St. Petersburg.

Investigators were working to determine if foul play was involved, Bentil said. The Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner’s Office will confirm Powers’ cause of death.