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2 killed, 1 injured in Pinellas Park parking lot shooting

PD: "No threat to the community or citizens"
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Posted at 6:26 AM, Oct 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-04 13:19:20-04

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — Two people were killed and a third was injured early Monday morning in a shooting, Pinellas Park Police said.

According to authorities, officers responded to the 3300 block of 122nd Avenue in the parking lot of HIT Promotions at 5 a.m. for reports of a shooting. At the scene, officers found three people with multiple gunshot wounds.

Two people were pronounced dead at the scene. Officers said the injured male victim was taken to a local hospital. Police said that person is in critical condition.

According to police, the shooting happened in the parking lot.

Through the investigation, detectives learned the shooting resulted from a domestic quarrel between an ex-boyfriend and girlfriend.

Police say the male shooter fatally shot the female victim after shooting another man. The male shooter remained on the scene, shooting and killing himself at the same location as the woman.

Police say the shooting was an isolated incident and there was no threat to the employees working at the business.

Authorities have not released the names of the shooter or victims.

The business is open. Police said part of the parking lot is closed and investigators will be on scene the rest of the day on Monday.

No other information has been released.

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