Largo Police Investigating Shooting At Apartments

Largo Police are investigating a shooting at an apartment building early Thursday morning.

According to authorities, the shooting happened at 5:30 a.m. at the Fountains of Largo Apartments at 13125 Wilcox Road.

Officials said a man knocked on a couple’s door and had a long conversation with the man and woman in the doorway. According to police, as the man was confronting the couple about something, the conversation escalated into an argument.

The man outside then pulled out a handgun and fired, striking the woman in the leg near her knee, according to officials. She was rushed to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg with non-life threatening injuries. Officials said the bullet went through her leg cleanly and lodged in an outside wall near the apartment door.

The man then ran off and officials are searching for the gunman.