Roadway Shooting Investigation

TITLE: Pinellas Park Police Department Investigate Roadway Shooting

WHEN: March 19, 2022, at approximately 3:10 AM

WHERE: US Highway 19 N / Bryan Dairy Rd

WHAT: At approximately 3:09 AM, Pinellas Park Police responded to the area of
US Highway 19 N and Bryan Dairy Rd after several officers heard gunshots from
the area.  Upon arrival, officers located a vehicle stopped in the roadway
with damage consistent with a shooting.  Nearby, officers located the
occupants from the vehicle.  A passenger has sustained a non-life-threatening
gunshot wound and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The investigation is still active, and detectives are working to identify all
parties involved in the incident.  If anyone has information regarding this
incident, is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers (1-800-973-TIPS) or the
Pinellas Park Police Department (727-369-7840).

TRAFFIC ALERT- Southbound US Highway 19 Frontage is currently closed between
126th Ave and Bryan Dairy Rd.  It is estimated the roadway will re-open at
approximately 10:00 AM.