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Shooting Investigation Update

01-21-19

Update with Victim’s names

Deceased:
1. Roger Lee Ford,Jr. DOB 8-11-76
2. Tywan Jeremiah Armstrong DOB 8-3-79

Non life-threatening injuries, stable condition:
Carlos Demetrius Young DOB 8-22-74

-previously released

At 9:41 p.m. police responded to shots fired on 34th Street South at 18th Avenue South.

When officers arrived there was a crowd of approximately 100 people gathered in the parking lot on the corner.

They discovered three adult men shot. Two were pronounced deceased at the hospital, the third victim has non-life threatening injuries. Their names will not be released until next of kin are notified.

The shooter is still at large. Anyone with information please call St. Petersburg Police 893-7780 or text SPPD +your tip to TIP411.

34th St. South will remain closed at 18th Ave. South for several hours due to the investigation.

Report 2019-003085