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On March 12, a 19-year-old was fatally shot at Alta Mar at Broadwater Apartments, according to a police report provided by Sandra Bentil, a public information officer for the St. Petersburg Police Department. 

The shooting happened at 9:02 p.m. while the victim was driving. According to the Tampa Bay Times, Diontae S. Burr was shot, then “crashed into a garage.” He later died at a hospital.

Eckerd provides an off-campus housing option for students at Alta Mar. No Eckerd students were harmed.

The case is under active investigation

Alta Mar sign

The sign outside of Alta Mar at Broadwater Apartments. Eckerd provides an off-campus housing option here.

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