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Victims in Holiday shooting say little to authorities

HOLIDAY — It was before dawn Friday when a masked man kicked down a door to a home on 5712 Golden Nugget Drive and charged in, firing his gun.

Authorities say the spraying bullets hit two people inside: a pregnant woman, who was shot in her rear, and a man, Shane Clayton Lawrence, 22, who took a bullet to the knee.

The injuries were not life-threatening, said Kevin Doll, spokesman for the Pasco Sheriff's Office.

As of Friday afternoon, Lawrence was still in an undisclosed hospital and the woman was treated and released, Doll said. Officials did not say how far along the woman was in her pregnancy.

The woman gave two different names to authorities, Doll said.

"They haven't been cooperating with us," Doll said of the two injured in the 4 a.m. shooting in the Dodge City subdivision off Grand Boulevard, about a half-mile north of the Pasco-Pinellas county line.

Information is limited on a description of the suspect and a possible motive for the shooting, Doll said, because Lawrence and the woman aren't saying much.

They told authorities the attacker was a black man who covered his face and fled from the Holiday home in an unknown type of vehicle.

They said the gun was either a rifle or shotgun.

Erin Sullivan can be reached at esullivan@sptimes.com.

Victims in Holiday shooting say little to authorities 05/08/09 [Last modified: Friday, May 8, 2009 9:07pm]
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