The Pensacola Police Department is searching for a black male who led them on a foot pursuit which began in the area of 7th and Baars.

PPD in foot pursuit of black male with a gun in the area of 7th and Baars. Residents in that area need to stay inside your homes. Avoid this area. He is dressed in black with a black dew rag. See him? Call 911

— Pensacola Police (@PensacolaPolice) June 14, 2018
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Authorities say they have been unable to locate the suspect who was initially involved in a shots fired disturbance however, they say officers will continue to search the area.

Officials are now urging residents between Texar and Jordan to secure their homes and remain inside.

Residents between 9th Ave and I-110 and between Texar and Jordan need to secure their homes and remain inside.

— Pensacola Police (@PensacolaPolice) June 14, 2018

They say the suspect was wearing black shorts. Officials have recovered a weapon the suspect was believed to be carrying.

PPD has recovered the gun. Suspect still at large.

— Pensacola Police (@PensacolaPolice) June 14, 2018

This is a developing story. We will update this story as information becomes available.

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