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