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Suspect at large after overnight shooting in Newtown

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) – The Sarasota Police Department is looking for a suspect involved in an overnight shooting in the Newtown neighborhood in Sarasota.

Police responded to calls around 1:30 a.m. on Friday at Dr. Martin Luther King Way and Pershing Ave about a black male that was shot while standing in the area.

The victim’s injuries are believed to be non-life threatening, and was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Police say the suspect, or possible suspects, are still at large.

This is a developing story, and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call (941) 316-1199 or 911.

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