Grooveshark Principal Found Dead Over Weekend in St. Petersburg
The director of international sales for Grooveshark was shot and killed in St. Petersburg over the weekend.
The Tampa Bay Times is reporting that Eddy Vasquez, 27, was shot after an argument broke out between him and another man. Police have arrested Andres Torres in connection to the shooting.
The Times reported:
… according to police, an argument broke out between the two men around 4 a.m. near the Publix on Third Street S. Torres, investigators say, shot his friend. Vasquez was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg and died about two hours later.
Police soon swarmed the area and arrested Torres at his apartment, 324 Fourth St. S. Detectives said they found a gun. He was charged with armed kidnapping and second-degree murder.
Vasquez and Torres attended college together and both earned business-related degrees, the Times reported.
Grooveshark is an online music service based in Gainesville. It was founded by three University of Florida students in 2007.
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