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Shooting Death Update


Victim:Destiny Loper
              DOB 11/20/2001

previously released

Jessica Perry arrest affidavit and booking photo attached.  Also, this occurred at 2:25 a.m.


---------previously released--------


At 3:15 a.m., a gun accidentally discharged inside a vehicle near Central
Avenue and 58th St.,a bullet  struck a 17 year old girl. The circumstances are
still under investigation.

She was driven on Central Avenue, behind the Police Department, where they
flagged down a police officer.  She later died of her injuries. Her next of
kin has not been notified, so we will not release her name at this time.

A suspect was taken into custody, Jessica Perry , DOB 8-24-1997,of St.
Petersburg, and charged with manslaughter.

I will come to the  police station and be available for sound at 9:30 a.m.

Report 2018-055236

Jessica Perry

Jessica Perry booking photo