St. Pete police investigating fatal shooting

The St. Petersburg Police Department is investigating after a Qareeb Muhammad, 47, was shot to death Wednesday morning. 

It happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of 17th Avenue South. 

Officers arriving on scene discovered the Muhammad’s body lying in a field with a gunshot wound. 

Muhammad was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, where he was pronounced deceased. 

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