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Man killed in shootout with St. Pete police

Man killed in shootout with St. Pete police

St. Petersburg, FL (TBO.com) - Armed with a .45-caliber semi-automatic gun, Jason Kerr fired from inside a Dodge minivan on a group of St. Petersburg police officers Thursday night, and the officers returned fire, killing the 31-year-old ex-convict from Pinellas Park.

But, according to his estranged girlfriend, Kerr only wanted to hurt himself.

“He just wanted to die himself,” said Andrea Byrd, 30, of Pinellas Park.

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