St. Petersburg, FL-- Pinellas County deputies areinvestigating a shooting that occurred just before 7:30 p.m. in the area of 68th Ave. N in St. Pete.

An elderly man and womanhave been shot and were taken to local hospitals, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. Their wounds are reportedly life-threatening.

Detectives are looking for a white Lexus-type vehicle in connection with the shooting. According to preliminary reports, the black males left the scene in the white car and are still at large.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says detectives believe the shootings could be drug related.

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