Man dies of injuries after shooting in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – St. Petersburg police are investigating a shooting that happened Friday night.

The shooting occurred near the Twin Brooks Apartments at 4601 22nd Avenue South.

According to police, shortly after 7 p.m., 35-year-old Joshua Starkey was in a blue SUV in the parking lot of the apartments when he got into an altercation with another man.

The suspect fired shots at Starkey and the SUV crashed into a concrete wall that surrounds the parking lot.

The suspect left Starkey bleeding in the parking lot and drove off in the SUV.

The vehicle was found a short time later, on fire, near 5th Avenue South and 36th Street.

Police do not have a description of the suspect.


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