ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A possible suspect is in custody in Alachua County on Friday in connection with the shooting deaths of a man and a woman in a St. Petersburg home late Thursday night. 

What You Need To Know

  • A possible suspect in a double-shooting in St. Petersburg is in custody

  • James Pagan, 29, was arrested in Alachua County on unrelated charges, police say

  • A 21-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman were shot to death Thursday night

  • St. Petersburg police said they are filing paperwork required to file charges

Authorities in Alachua County arrested James Pagan, 29, on unrelated charges early Friday, hours after the shootings. Pagan was known by at least one of the victims, St. Petersburg police said.

Police in St. Petersburg are filing the necessary paperwork to file charges against Pagan in the shooting deaths of Barbarajean Lombardi, 18, and Tommy Dixon, 21, authorities said.

Police were called to the home at 1738 Granville Court S late Thursday night and found the two victims, authorities said.

The investigation is continuing, but authorities said the shootings could be related to domestic issues.

Forensics experts were on the scene Friday morning.