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Man shot, killed after breaking into girlfriend's apartment, St. Pete police say

It happened around 6 a.m. Saturday on Fairfield Avenue.
Credit: 10News

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A man was shot and killed after breaking into his girlfriend's apartment, police say.

It happened at about 6 a.m. Saturday in the area of Fairfield Avenue and 59th Street S, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.

Police say a 26-year-old man got into his girlfriend's apartment when he was confronted by a 48-year-old man. At some point, shots were fired and the 26-year-old died at the scene.

The 48-year-old suffered a non-life-threatening injury, police say.

Two women and a child who also were in the apartment were not hurt.

More information is expected later Saturday.

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