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Deputies investigating early morning shooting in Sarasota

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - An investigation is underway after an early morning shooting in Sarasota that sent two individuals to the hospital.

At approximately 3:08 a.m. Saturday, deputies with The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office received reports of a shooting at the Shell gas station located at 6000 N. Tamiami Trail.

As a result of that incident, two individuals were taken to the hospital with non-life threating injuries.

In addition to the reported shooting detectives are also investigating a vehicle crash at Edwards Drive and N. Tamiami Trail that may be related to the shooting.

At this time, detectives are working multiple crime scenes to determine where the original incident took place and whether or not the shooting and crash are related.

Anyone with information related to either incident is asked to contact the agency’s Criminal Investigations Section at 941.861.4900.

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