ST. PETERSBURG, FL. (THECOUNT) — Roderick Jackson Jr. has been identified as the victim of a fatal Wednesday night shooting in St. Petersburg, Florida.
“Rod JPpooh” Jackson, 28, was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound after St. Petersburg Police responded to a call of shots fired the area of 7th Avenue South near 25th Street shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Police say Jackson was laying in the roadway when he was discovered.
Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries, reports BayNewsNow.
Police said they do not have anyone in custody at this time and announced no motive in the fatal incident.
The investigation is ongoing.
No other details have been been made available. Anyone with possible information on the shooting should contact police at 911.
Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved man:
Geo quick facts: St. Petersburg is a city on Florida’s gulf coast, part of the Tampa Bay area. It’s known for its pleasant weather (hence its “Sunshine City” nickname), making it popular for golfing, boating, fishing and beach going. Its waterfront parks host the Dali Museum, featuring surrealist works of art; the Museum of Fine Arts, with works ranging from ancient to contemporary; and Mahaffey Theater, home of the Florida Orchestra – wikipedia.