Police received a call regarding a young man lying in the street around 5:45 a.m.

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St. Petersburg, Florida -- St. Petersburg Police are currently investigating an apparent homicide in the area of 2410 Auburn Street South.

Police received a call at about 5:45 a.m. Sunday morning regarding man lying in the street in front of that address. Officers found the man, later identified as Joshua Smith, who appears to be in his late teens to early twenties lying in the street. Paramedics responded and determined that Smith had been shot and pronounced him deceased on the scene.

Homicide detectives have yet identified the man or the circumstances leading up to Smith's death.

Smith's last known address was in Palmetto and has no known ties to St. Petersburg.

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