5 p.m. update: The person who was shot died Thursday, according to St. Petersburg police.

The victim was identified as Zaki Tyre Starks, 23.

Anyone with information is asked to call TIP-411 or 727-893-7780.


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Possibly as many as two dozen gun shots were fired late Wednesday during at shooting at a St. Petersburg complex. 

  • 1 person has life-threatening injuries after St. Petersburg shooting
  • Police said the targeted attack happened at Flagler Pointe Apartments in St. Pete 
  • Shooting under investigation, no suspect information

One person suffered life-threatening injuries in the shooting being called a targeted attack at the Flagler Pointe Apartments, located at 2540 Roy Hanna Drive South in St. Petersburg. Police have not released that person's identity.

According to St. Petersburg police, the shooting happened before midnight with the victim appearing to have been chased through the parking lot and attempting to take shelter.

Police quickly locked down the scene which took up about three blocks of this community. At least four cars were hit by bullets and many bullet casings were found scattered across the wide shooting scene.

Police have been working to find witnesses, but so far detectives have not released any suspect description or possible vehicle description.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call St. Petersburg police at (727) 893-7780 or leave an anonymous tip by texting SPPD and your tip to TIP-411.