Someone fatally shot a man in St. Petersburg Wednesday morning (Dec. 29.) according to police.
At 9:33 a.m., St. Petersburg police received a call regarding a shooting near 21st Street and 17th Avenue South.
“Upon arrival, officers found the body of a 47-year-old man lying in a field and confirmed the victim had been shot,” St. Petersburg Police Department wrote in a media update.
First responders transported the man to Bayfront Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Police identified the shooting victim as Qareeb Muhammad, 47.