A 29-year-old Florida man has been shot dead after an argument over a parking space on Saturday, authorities said.
Gilbert Ray Bush died from gunshot wounds in St. Petersburg, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.
Charles Edward Bentley, 23, of Pinellas Park, was charged with second-degree murder, according to Pinellas County Sheriff’s online booking records.
The argument began at about 1:20 a.m. EDT when Bush attempted to park in a spot where Bentley and his friends were standing, WFLA reported. Police said.
Police said Bentley then pulled out a gun and shot Bush several times before leaving the area on foot, WTSP reported. He was later caught by officers a short distance from the scene.
Bush was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the Tampa Bay Times reported.
Bentley was being held without bail, online records show.