Pasco deputies: Woman shot in Hudson, man sought

Pasco County sheriff's deputies are searching for a suspect in a shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Hudson.

The call came in at 1:23 p.m. that a female victim walked into the Dollar General, 9130 State Road 52, Hudson, and told clerks to call 911 because she had been shot.

Deputies believe Michael Putnam got into a physical altercation with the victim, which resulted in him pointing a small caliber revolver at her and shooting her in the arm.

Putnam was last seen in the area of State Road 52 and Altoona Avenue in Hudson. He is wanted for attempted homicide and felon in possession of a firearm.

Please use extreme caution as he is considered armed and dangerous.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Michael Putnam, please call 911 immediately. Tips can also be sent to Tampa Bay Crimestoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS, where you could be eligible for a $3,000 reward. You can also use the Crimestoppers website link.

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