St. Petersburg Police Press Release

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

(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2020-039240
Date of original release: 11-02-20

Fatal Shooting Investigation

SPPD detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened at the Quick Stop Beer and Wine store (located at 1440 49th St. S) last night.

There was a large crowd gathered there when shots fired just before 7:45pm, on Sunday November 1, 2020. Two men were injured and transported to the hospital.

Dameion Cookinson (DOB 11/03/1985) died at the hospital and the other victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and is in stable condition.

Investigators are asking witnesses or anyone with information to contact SPPD by calling our non-emergency line at 727-893-7780, or an anonymous tip can be sent by texting the letters SPPD and your tip to TIP-411.

St. Petersburg Police Media Relations - (727) 893-7550
YOLANDA FERNANDEZ - Public Information Officer