Overnight Shooting in Sarasota

Shooting in Sarasota Overnight, Police Investigating

SARASOTA, Fla. – Sarasota Police Department detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 1, 2020, near the intersection of 24th Street and Palmadelia Avenue, Sarasota.

Sarasota Police detectives investigating shooting near 24th Street and Palmadelia Avenue

Sarasota Police patrol officers were on foot patrol near 24th Street and Links Avenue, Sarasota, when they heard gunshots west of their location.  Officers saw two vehicles fleeing from the area at a high rate of speed.  Officers attempted to stop one of the vehicles but lost sight of the vehicle east of Tuttle Avenue.  Officers found a shooting victim, an adult male, with gunshot wounds in the 2300 block of Leon Avenue.  The victim was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital where he is in stable condition.

Sarasota Police detectives believe this is an isolated incident and the public is not in any danger. 

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Sarasota Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at941-263-6070 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com

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