Published: Mar 22, 2013 11:57 AM EDT

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Police are searching for a man they believe was involved in two armed home invasions in Largo.
    
Largo police say they were attempting to locate Terry Lamar James Thursday night at a home in Pinellas County. Police set up a perimeter and were attempting to make contact with James, when he ran out the back door.
    
Police say James briefly made contact with an officer and shots were fired. The officer wasn't injured and police say they don't know whether James was shot.
    
James is considered armed and dangerous. Largo police are being assisted by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, since the home was in their jurisdiction.
    
An investigation continues as officer search for the suspect.

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