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Police: Man found dead in St. Pete street was shot


Published:   |   Updated: April 27, 2014 at 09:30 PM

Police are investigating the death of a 24-year-old man whose body was found early Sunday in a south St. Petersburg street.

Paramedics determined that Joshua R. Smith died after being shot, police said.

Smith, whose last known address was in Palmetto, had not obvious ties to St. Petersburg, police said.

About 5:45 a.m., police received a call about a body near 2410 Auburn St. S. Upon arrival, officers found Smith’s body in the street.

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