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Two Teens Shot In Sarasota; Bullets Pierced 11 Cars And 2 Homes

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SARASOTA, Fla. – The Sarasota Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened at about 8:45 p.m. Sunday in the 2700 block of Maple Avenue, Sarasota.

Officers who were patrolling the area heard multiple gunshots.

A short time later, officers found an adult woman, age 19, who had been shot and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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She was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital and later released. Officers learned a second victim, a 17-year-old boy, was taken to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton with non-life-threatening injuries and later released.

Officers found evidence that bullets hit 11 parked cars and two homes, but no other injuries were reported.

Anyone with any information on this case is asked to Detective Kim Laster with the Sarasota Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 941-263-6827 or leave an anonymous tip with CrimeStoppers of Sarasota at 941-366-TIPS or

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