Man fatally shot in St. Pete apartment parking lot

A man was fatally shot during an altercation in an apartment parking lot Friday, St. Petersburg police said.

The shooting took place about 7 p.m. at Twin Brooks Apartments, 4601 22nd Ave. S. 

Police say the suspect was in a blue SUV when Joshua Starkey, 35, approached the vehicle. Starkey and the driver got into a dispute, and the suspect opened fire.

The SUV then crashed into a concrete wall that surrounds the parking lot. The suspect then drove off in the SUV, which was found a short time later, on fire, near 5th Avenue S. and 26th Street.

Starkey later died of his injuries

Police have no suspect description. 

If you have any information, please call the St. Petersburg police at (727) 893-7780 or text SPPD + your tip to TIP411.

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