St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2024-024439
Date of original release: 07-08-24

Man Arrested for Firing Gun into the Air

Release posted on 07-08-24 at 9:16 a.m.

At 8:20 p.m., Sunday, July 7, 2024, a large crowd was gathered outside the Catalyst Lounge, 903 22nd St. South.

Someone called the police to report shots were fired. A police officer nearby observed Dwight Williams, 10-24-78, drive by on 22nd St. S. and shoot multiple times into the air. The officer stopped him without incident. His booking photo is below.

No one was hurt, and as of this hour, we have not received any reports of a building or vehicle struck.

Williams was charged with:

Dwight Williams

Dwight Williams

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