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Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 9:27 am | Updated: 3:31 pm, Tue Oct 29, 2013.

SARASOTA, Fla. - Sheriff's investigators were called to the scene of a reported shooting in Pinecraft Park Tuesday morning.

According to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, a landscaping crew discovered a man with a gunshot wound just before 9am and had a woman call 911 to report it.

He was flown via helicopter to a trauma center for treatment to unknown injuries.

Sheriff's detectives later confirmed that the injured person's gunshot wound was self-inflicted.  He is expected to survive.

Pinecraft Park is located on Gilbert Avenue in the Pinecraft neighborhood, a largely Amish and Mennonite community.

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  • Matilda posted at 9:33 pm on Tue, Oct 29, 2013.

    Matilda Posts: 2

    This area needs patrolled daily. Pinecraft park is a great hideaway for the homeless, sad but true.

  • wildeyedsouthernboy posted at 10:11 am on Tue, Oct 29, 2013.

    wildeyedsouthernboy Posts: 18

    Amish Mafia