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Teen facing attempted first-degree murder charges after early morning shooting in St. Petersburg

At approximately 4 a.m., on September 17, 2023, a shooting incident unfolded at the Isles of Gateway Apartments, located at 10600 4th St. N in St. Petersburg.

The victim, a 15-year-old boy, sustained a severe gunshot injury to the torso. He was transported to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital via ambulance and remains in critical condition.

The investigative team working on this case gathered substantial evidence leading to the apprehension of 16-year-old Nijjah Douglass. It is noteworthy that the involved individuals were acquainted with each other.

Douglass is facing charges of first-degree attempted murder following the early morning shooting incident.

Currently, no additional details regarding this incident are available for release.

If you possess any information related to this case, you are urged to contact the St. Petersburg Police at 727-893-7780 or send a text with “SPPD,” followed by your tip to TIP411.

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