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Shooting in North Port, leaves one dead

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NORTH PORT, FL (WWSB) - One person is confirmed dead after a shooting in southern Sarasota County.

North Port Police responded to a call from Porto Chico Avenue around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning reporting possible gunfire. 

When they arrived they found one person dead at the scene.

There were initial reports other people were shot, but those have been found to be false.

Detectives are now searching for two black males wearing masks that they believe entered the home. The suspects are reported to have left the area in a silver minivan. 

If you have any information on this case you're asked to call the North Port Police Department immediately.