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Suspect in St. Petersburg double homicide arrested in Alachua County on unrelated charges

Officers from the St. Petersburg Police Department (SPPD) responded to shooting call at 1738 Granville Court S at approximately 11:08 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Officers arrived and found 18 year-old Barbarajean Lombardi and 21 year-old Tommy Dixon deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.

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The suspect is identified as 29 year-old James Pagan and is in custody in
Alachua County. Alachua County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Pagan overnight on unrelated drug charges.

St. Petersburg detectives are in the process of filing the necessary paperwork to file charges against Pagan in the shooting deaths of Barbarajean Lombardi and Tommy Dixon.

After the shooting, investigators say Pagan fled the scene. It is early in the investigation, but Detectives believe the homicides were domestic related.

The investigation is active, and SPPD homicide investigators are working with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office.

Homicide detectives are asking anyone with information to contact us at 727-893-7780 or an anonymous text can be sent by texting the letters “SPPD” and your tip to TIP411.


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