Blackpool remained the bottom of the League One table after a five minute collapse which handed Shrewsbury their first win in five.
After a difficult game for Neil McDonald’s men which saw them under pressure for large periods, Pool’s resolve finally gave in during a terrible second half spell.
For both goals it was lively winger Larnell Cole and Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro who combined for the striker to finish well on both occasions.
Blackpool did have the ball in the net on 68 minutes when Mark Cullen followed up a spilled Brad Potts effort, only for the referee’s flag to rule it out.
The Seasiders’ afternoon was made worse with nine minutes left when Tom Aldred limped off which what appeared to be a serious hamstring injury.