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15-Year-Old Boy Shot And Killed In St. Petersburg Overnight

A 15-year-old boy is dead after a shooting that happened on Thursday night in St. Petersburg.
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A 15-year-old boy is dead after a shooting that happened on Thursday night in St. Petersburg.

According to police, around 9:10 p.m. on Thursday, Zy’Kiquiro Lofton, 15, was the victim of a shooting that happened outside, near the 1500 block of 9th Avenue South.

Police say the boy was transported to the hospital, where he later died of his injuries.

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No one is in custody, and detectives are actively investigating this case.

Anyone with information should please call St. Petersburg Police 727-893-7780 or text SPPD and your tip to TIP411.

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