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Man shot and killed in own driveway

 
Man shot and killed in own driveway
Posted Saturday, May 10th 2014 @ 8am  by WFLA - Dave Purdy

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (970 WFLA) - Polie say a man was shot and killed in his own driveway early Saturday morning in south St. Pete.

Police say it happened just after 1 a.m. Saturday morning at 53-year-old Floyd Lassiter's home at 1837 25th St. South.

Police say two men were trying to steal Lassiter's car and then he confronted them. A physical altercation ensued and one of the suspects pulled out a gun and shot Lassiter multiple times in the torso, police say.

He was rushed to the hospital but died shortly after arriving, according to St. Pete PD.

Authorities also say Lassiter's home had been broken into earlier in the week and his car keys were stolen.

No arrests have been made in the shooting. 

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