Man killed in St. Pete shooting, police say

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Police in St. Petersburg said a man transported to the hospital suffering a gunshot wound is dead after he was shot Friday evening.

At around 6:30 p.m., police responded to a shooting near the 2900 block of 15th Avenue South. The man was found shot in his driveway before being transported to the hospital where he later died, St. Pete police say.

Authorities were able to locate the alleged shooter in this homicide investigation. Police said they found him a few blocks away and is now in custody.

At this time, 15th Avenue South is closed to traffic between 30th Street South and 28th Street South. Drivers in the area will have to seek alternate routes.

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