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TPD investigating shooting on West Pensacola Street

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Posted at 10:59 AM, Feb 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-03 11:04:15-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The Tallahassee Police Department is investigating after a man was shot on West Pensacola Street on Friday.

On Jan. 31 around 9:01 p.m., the Tallahassee Police Department responded to a shooting incident near 2700 West Pensacola Street.

Arriving officers were told by witnesses that several gunshots had been heard in the area. A person was also spotted running through the parking lot after the shots were fired.

Officers then began an on-scene investigation which included speaking with witnesses and canvassing the area for any evidence. Eventually, police found evidence of a shooting and established a K-9 track in an attempt to find a possible victim.

However, the victim was not found during the search of the area.

About an hour later, TPD received information that a man had come to a local hospital with a non-threatening gunshot wound to the hand. Officers responded to the hospital to get additional information and were able to link the victim to the shooting.

This case has been assigned to TPD’s Violent Crime Unit. Investigators are asking anyone with information about this case to please call them at 850-891-4200. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.