ST.PETERSBURG, Fla (970 WFLA)- A St. Petersburg man is dead after opening fire on police officers.
St. Pete Police were called to the Dover Apartments on 30th Avenue North. 21 year old Ashley Dudley was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was taken to the hospital and her condition is considered life threatening.
Police immediately identified 39 year old Carlos Crompton as the suspect. Crompton was found less than an hour later in front of a relative's home at 4240 14th Avenue South. When officers identified themselves, Crompton went to his car and came back with the black .38 special pictured below.
Police report Crompton fired at officers and two officers fired back, hitting the suspect. Crompton died at the hospital. The officers involved are on paid administrative leave.