Man arrested after ‘intentionally’ killing brother in hit-and-run, St. Pete police say
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — The St. Petersburg Police Department has arrested the man wanted for fatally striking his brother with a car on Monday.

According to the police department, Tyree Gland was taken into custody without incident Thursday evening.

Authorities said Gland intentionally struck his brother Taiwan Gland in the 1900 block of 3 Avenue N in the early morning hours on Feb. 26.

Police received a call at about 3 a.m. Monday for a report of a man in the road on 7th Avenue South. He was identified as Taiwan Gland Sr.

“Their investigation led them to understand he was intentionally struck by the vehicle,” police said. “This was not an accidental crash. This was something intentional.”

Taiwan Gland Sr.’s son, Taiwan Gland Jr., was killed Friday in an apartment complex not far from where his father was killed.

Tyree Gland is the brother of Taiwan Gland Sr., according to police.

A passenger in the vehicle was arrested on Wednesday. Sebastian Williams, was charged with accessory after the fact to first-degree murder, police said.

No other details were readily made available.

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