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Clearwater police search for whoever shot, wounded two people

The two people were in serious condition and a third was treated for a minor gunshot wound, police said.
Clearwater police are investigating a shooting in the 400 block of North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Thursday night.
Clearwater police are investigating a shooting in the 400 block of North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Thursday night. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and LUIS SANTANA | Times ]
Published Mar. 12
Updated Mar. 12

CLEARWATER — Investigators are looking for whoever shot and wounded two people Thursday night, police say.

Clearwater officers and paramedics responded to a report of a shooting in the 400 block of N Martin Luther King Jr. Drive at 7:58 p.m.

Two wounded adults — a man and woman — were rushed to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg hospital for emergency medical treatment. Both were reported to be in serious condition.

A third person was treated for a minor gunshot wound at Morton Plant Hospital, police said. Investigators believe this person was wounded in an incident that may not be connected to the other shooting.

Clearwater police did not release any other information about the shootings. The investigation is ongoing.