St. Petersburg arrest and charge man with second-degree murder

Update on Saturday, May 20, 2017: St. Petersburg, Fla. - The St. Petersburg Police Department arrested a man in connection with the murder of another man earlier this week.

Denzel Rashad Tarver, 26, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Timothy Davis on May 15.

Officers arrested Tarver in St. Petersburg around 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Davis was 354 years old.

Original Story on Monday, May 15, 2017: ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The St. Petersburg Police Department responded to a call about a shooting to find a man dead in the street around 6:30 p.m. Monday. He died from gunshot wounds.

Detectives say the shooting happened at the intersection of 11th Ave. and 23rd St. S. 

The man has now been identified as 34-year-old Timothy Karl Davis, Jr. Officers arrived shortly after the call and attempted to revive the victim, but were unsuccessful.

The St. Petersburg PD were informed that he had been involved in a dispute with someone and are attempting to gather more information. 

Stay with 10News for further details. 

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