Police Make Arrest After Person Shot in St. Petersburg


Officers from the Saint Petersburg Police Department responded to reports of a person shot in the 5200 block of 1st Avenue South.

The incident occurred at approximately 6:00 a.m. on Thursday August 1st.


Arriving officers located the victim, Eric O’Hara at 5245 1st Ave S. 

Officers say that the residents in two separate units got into a fight and the suspect shot O’Hara.

The suspect, 34 year-old Marquise Davis has been located and taken into custody.

O’Hara, is suffering non-life threatening injuries, police say.