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Park Rapids native murdered in Florida neighborhood dispute

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Park Rapids native murdered in Florida neighborhood dispute
Perham Minnesota 222 2nd Avenue SE 56573

A Park Rapids native who was looking for a job to move back to Minnesota was murdered Sunday in his Tampa, Florida suburb following a neighborhood dispute.

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David James, 41, a 1987 graduate of Park Rapids Area High School, was shot in a neighborhood park while playing basketball with his 8-year-old daughter Danielle.

The shooting took place in a suburb called Valrico.

Witnesses say James lunged at a neighbor who was allegedly threatening skateboarders in the neighborhood when the gun discharged, killing James instantly.

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