ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – A 16-year-old St. Petersburg boy has been charged with attempted murder in the first-degree in the early morning shooting of a 15-year-boy at an apartment complex on 4th Street North.
According to police, shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday, a shooting occurred at the Isles of Gateway Apartments at 10600 4th St. N.
A 15-year-old boy suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound. He was transported by ambulance to the hospital, where he remains in critical condition.
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Detectives assigned to the investigation developed evidence today that led to the arrest of 16-year-old Nijjah Douglass. The boys are acquaintances, police say.
No further information is available at this time.
Anyone with information please call St. Petersburg Police at 727-893-7780 or text SPPD plus your tip to TIP411.
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