One person injured in North Porth shooting

Sarasota County

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NORTH PORT, Fla. – North Port police are investigating a shooting that left injured one person on Friday night.

Officers and fire rescue crews were dispatched to a shooting call near the intersection of Biscayne Boulevard and Porto Chico Avenue at 8:45 p.m.

Police said they found one person sustained injuries from a gunshot. Investigators believe the suspect and victim know each other, but the suspect’s identity was not released.

Police said they do not believe there is a current threat to the public, but the situation was “very active and ongoing.”

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call 941-429-7300

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