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Shooting Update - Victim ID and video


The deceased victim is:
Quentin Hicks DOB 9-4-76, 4159 4th Avenue South, St. Petersburg.

We will not release the name of the other victim due to the active investigation.

Also, we attached video of the shooting. It shows a blue 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe pulling away from the black BMW immediately after the shots were fired at the victims in the BMV.

Anyone with information on the blue Hyundai, please call St. Petersburg Police at 893-7780 , or text SPPD plus your tip to TIP411.

Video of shooting

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

One of the victims died. The other has non life threatening injuries. I will release more information  as it becomes available.

Police responded to a car that crashed into a tree at 4:21 p.m. on 1st St NE near 20th Ave .  Two adult men in the car had gunshot wounds. One victim's injuries are life threatening, the other has serious injuries.

It is early in the investigation, but at this time detectives believe the shooting occurred about four blocks away in the 1700 block of Bay St., Northeast.

PIO is at 1st St NE near 21st Av, at the crash location.

Report 2019-013129