Roads in downtown St. Pete closed as manhunt continues

ST. PETERSBURG — Several downtown streets around Monday night's fatal police shooting were closed Tuesday morning as police searched for the killer.

Closed to traffic were Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street S from First Avenue S to 15th Avenue S and 8th Street S from 1st Avenue S to 5th Avenue S.

Police established checkpoints at various locations inside the search area and were checking all vehicles going in and out of the area.