Police idenitfy man killed in overnight St. Petersburg shooting

The shootings happened within about two miles of each other.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The St. Petersburg Police Department is investigating a homicide outside of Crabb Paradise early Wednesday.

Lamant Libson, 42, of St. Petersburg died from the shooting just outside the door of the rental pool hall at 3074 18th Avenue South around 3:02 a.m. Wednesday, according to St. Petersburg police.

Authorities said Libson died on the way to an area hospital.

Investigators believe some sort of dispute led to the shooting.

St. Petersburg police spokesperson Patrice Hubbard said there was celebratory gunfire and fireworks going off at the time of the shooting.

Police do not believe the St. Petersburg shooting is related to a Tuesday night homicide in Gulfport.

The St. Petersburg Police Department is urging any witnesses to call (727)893-7780.

Editor’s Note: Refresh this story for the latest updates.

© 2017 WTSP-TV


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment