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Teen boy shot in Sarasota, 2 teens charged in robbery

Sarasota County

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) –  Two teenagers are facing robbery charges following a failed robbery attempt Tuesday night that led to a 15-year-old boy being shot in the arm in Sarasota.

Sarasota police say the shooting took place just before 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Bella Sol Apartments on Signal Pointe Circle.

Detectives do not believe the incident was random and the victim and suspects knew one another.  All individuals who were involved have been identified and the public is not in any danger.

Police say a 15 and 16-year-old have been charged with Robbery with a Firearm. A 15-year-old male, who is also a suspect in this incident, remains at All Children’s Hospital with a gunshot wound to his arm. 

This investigation remains ongoing.  Anyone with information on this case is asked to call 941-364-7336 

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