Firefighters take cover after shots ring out responding to medical call in Largo

Police searching for shooting suspect
Posted at 11:28 PM, Apr 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-07 05:11:32-04

Largo firefighters say the suspect who fired shots that injured one remains at large as of Thursday evening.

Officials say they responded to a respiratory call shortly after 8:00 p.m. at 2070 62nd St N, near Oakcreek Apartments, in Clearwater. As medics and fire fighters were assisting the individual an unrelated shooting occurred nearby.

Paramedics and firefighters took cover as shots were fired.

Officials say, two individuals were involved in the shooting. One was shot with non life threatening injuries and transported to the hospital.

The suspect left the scene and is at large, according to officials. 

No paramedics or fire fighters were injured during the exchange of gun fire. 

Officials say the shooting is not related to the initial call for service.

This is a developing story. Fresh for updates.