Woman shot during suspected home invasion in Dunedin

- A shooting during a home invasion sent one woman to the hospital Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Pinellas County deputies continue to search for the person who pulled the trigger.

According to detectives, at about 1 p.m. Wednesday, deputies were called to a residence in the 1100 block of New York Avenue in Dunedin, for a reported home invasion.

When deputies arrived they found the resident, 18-year-old Naomi Rosado suffering from a gunshot wound.

Rosado was taken to a trauma hospital. Investigators said she was in intensive care Wednesday night.

Detectives say Rosado's live-in-boyfriend, 19-year-old Charles Tenpenny was also at the home.

Tenpenny told detectives that he was inside with Rosado when a man wearing all black walked in the unlocked front door.

Tenpenny said the man had a handgun and shot Rosado before running northbound along New York Avenue.

Tenpenny called 911 while he tried to help Rosado.

Deputies from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office K-9 and the Flight units helped search for the suspect but they were unsuccessful.

"We are looking for a potential suspect described as a male, was wearing all black, that included a black hood, black long sleeve shirt, black pants, black gloves and black shoes," said Sgt. Spencer Gross, public information officer for the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

Neighbors stood around watching a crime scene build just yards away from their homes.

"This is like, crazy," said Jennifer Kin. "This is not normal. Makes me nervous."

Detectives spent the day walking from house to house, talking to neighbors, asking if anyone has surveillance cameras.

"He asked, did I see anybody, did I hear anything, have I seen anybody running up and down the street," said Kin. "I said no, but, do we need to be inside? What's going on?"

"I started walking around the house and in fact, I told my son you need to make sure these doors a locked all the time now," Kin said.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Detective Scarpati with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office at (727) 582-5808 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org

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