Pinellas County St. Pete PD beefs up summer anti-violence programs Sarah Hollenbeck 10:20 AM – ABC Action News

Pinellas County St. Pete PD beefs up summer anti-violence programs Sarah Hollenbeck 10:20 AM - ABC Action News
Arrest made in Saint Petersburg homicide
ST. PETERSBURG — Police arrested a 20-year-old man on Wednesday in the shooting death this weekend of Jermaine Cummings, who police said was fatally shot while trying to break up a fight.

The 38-year-old Cummings was fatally shot at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday while trying to stop a fight that took place in the 1700 block of 29th Street S, police said.

Investigators attributed the arrest to help from the community and thanked those who contacted the agency with information. No other details about the case were revealed by police, who said the investigation is continuing.

Witnesses fled when the shooting happened, but police on Wednesday attributed Canfalls arrest to help from the community.

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According to an arrest report, Jermaine Cummings was trying to break up a fight early Sunday when he was shot.


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