SCSO: shooting suspect at large

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Sunday, May 18, 2014 8:43 pm

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Detectives with the Sarasota County Sheriff's office are looking for a suspect they say shot a man in the driveway of a home on Sunday afternoon at 3:40 p.m.

Authorities say 26-year-old Vincent Williams was working on a vehicle in the driveway of a residence on the 3200 block of Newtown Blvd. in Sarasota when an unknown suspect approached him, and fired several shots from a handgun. Williams suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his leg, and was taken to the hospital.

The suspect is described as a black male who was wearing a dark-colored mask or shirt over his face. He was also reportedly wearing a long gray/black shirt and black pants. He fled from the area on foot. The sheriff's office says deputies established a perimeter, searched for the suspect in the area, but he was not located.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's criminal investigations section at (941) 861-4900 or Sarasota County Crime Stoppers at (941) 366-TIPS.

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.

Right Now

weather

Today

weather
74°
Details

Tomorrow

weather
80°
Details

Today

weather
78°
Details

Today

weather
78°
Details

SUBMIT PHOTOS & VIDEOS | VIEW ALL PHOTOS & VIDEOS

Send your photos & videos to Pix@MySuncoast.com and you could be featured on ABC 7 & our website.