Police: Man wounded in Sarasota shooting

Sarasota County

(Source: Sarasota Police Department)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA)—Police in Sarasota are investigating a shooting that left a man wounded Sunday night.

The shooting happened in the area of 24th Street and Palmadelia Avenue around 8:45 p.m.

Police said officers were patrolling the area when they heard gunshots and saw two vehicles fleeing the area at a high rate of speed.

They found the victim a short time later in the 2300 block of Leon Avenue. He was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

“We believe this is an isolated incident and the public is not in any danger,” police said on Facebook.

Those with information are being asked to call detectives at 941-263-6070.

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