Pinellas Park school on lockdown as police investigate nearby shooting


Pinellas Park Elementary School is on lockdown as police search for the shooter in a robbery and attempted homicide that happened several blocks away, near 70th Avenue and 52nd Street N., Pinellas Park police said.

The victim of the shooting was taken to Bayfront hospital as a trauma alert, police said.

Police described the suspect as a black male with short hair in his early to mid 20s, standing approximately 5-foot-8 and 160 pounds. He is considered armed and dangerous, police said.