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Update 2 - Video of suspect and car in fatal shooting


Attached is video of the car suspected in the shooting that killed Artez Davis today. It’s a dark blue/grey Toyota.

I will send the photo of the suspected shooter in the next media alert.

If anyone can identify him or has information on the Toyota, call St. Petersburg Police 727-893-7780

Link to video

previous release- -

Victim has been identified and next of kin notified:
Artez Davis ,DOB 8-27-1996, of
St. Petersburg .
previous release
Police received the call at about 12:45pm. A man in his 20’s was shot in the alleyway in the 4700 block of 18th Avenue South.

He was taken to Bayfront Health, were he later died.

Investigators are currently working at the scene.

We have no other information to release at this time.

Report 2019-044824