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Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2020-008686
Date of original release: 02-29-20

Shooting at 5877 Fairfield Ave S

Released on 02-29-20

Deceased: Ocossio Nettles DOB 10/6/93

Injured: Roderick Donson DOB 11/29/71

Released on 02-29-20

Shortly before 6 this morning, a 26 year old man broke into his girlfriend's apartment at 5877 Fairfield Avenue South. A family friend, a 48 year old man, confronted him. Shots were fired and the 26 year old man died at the scene. The 48 year old man suffered a non-life-threatening injury.

Two women and a child who were in the apt. were not injured

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