Update 8:45 p.m.
The suspect has been taken into custody, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.
A Pinellas County SWAT team has surrounded a house at 4480 40th St. in unincorporated St. Petersburg.
At 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office sent the SWAT team to help the St. Petersurg Police Department search for a suspect wanted for aggravated assault on a police officer, according to a press release from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.
Officers are targeting the residence at 4480 40th St. N, Unit #1, in unincorporated St. Petersburg. A perimeter has been set in the area of the home.
The suspect pointed a gun at a St. Petersburg Police officer during a traffic stop last night, the press release said.
The suspect fled and the investigation led law enforcement to the address in unincorporated St. Pete. Stay with Patch for details.
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