St. Petersburg, FL – Two St. Petersburg officers were wounded in a gunfight Wednesday evening.
The incident happened at around 4:15 p.m. in the 1800 block of 18th Avenue South, according to WTSP.
No details have been released about what led up to the shooting, but video of the shooting was captured and posted online (video below).
During the gunfight, at least one officer was shot, a second was wounded, and the suspect was shot, according to WFLA.
No information has been released about the severity of the injuries of the officers or suspect.
Warning – Obscene language and graphic content:
Shooting in St.Petersburg FL today pic.twitter.com/LAeD6wdC5V— Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (@RaggedTrousere7) December 3, 2020
One of our @StPeteFL officers was shot late this afternoon. I spent a moment with the officer at the hospital and will continue to pray for his full recovery. The County's Use of Deadly Force Investigative Task Force is conducting the investigation.— Rick Kriseman (@Kriseman) December 3, 2020
Two officers shot, one person injured outside the Food Max on 18th Ave. S. in St. Pete. The uptick in violence has community, leaders more concerned than ever. pic.twitter.com/kZu1UY4qux— Emerald Morrow WTSP (@EmeraldWTSP) December 3, 2020
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