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Largo Shooting Injures Two, Authorities Say

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in unincorporated Largo.

Two men were injured in a shooting at Handy Corner this morning, according to a news release.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Homicide Unit is investigating the shooting, which occurred in the 2300 119th St. North in Largo, according to a news release.

Deputies responded to the call at about 10:04 a.m. Two men were reported injured in the shooting.

The injured were transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, according to a news release.

The investigation is in its early stages.

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Michelle B December 21, 2012 at 05:46 PM
While the police were searching for the suspect, Ridgecrest Elementary was put on lockdown. It lasted approximately 35 minutes. Ridgecrest teachers, staff and administrators did a great job of reassuring the children and keeping them safe.
Melissa Lattman December 21, 2012 at 07:54 PM
Thanks Michelle for letting us know, glad to hear everyone at Ridgecrest is okay.

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