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Man Dies After Being Found Shot Laying In A Field, St. Pete Police Investigating

ST. PETERSBURG, FL. – A 47-year-old man was found shot and later died in St. Petersburg Wednesday, according to police.

At 9:33 a.m., police received a call of a shooting in the 2100 block of 17th Avenue South. Upon arrival, officers found the body of a 47-year-old man lying in a field and confirmed the victim had been shot.

Police say the victim was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, where he was pronounced deceased.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as further details are released.

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