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University Parkway shooting update

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Detectives with the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office are conducting an investigation following a shooting near University Parkway in Sarasota.

According to a press release, a shooting occurred in the 2300 block of University Parkway late Saturday night. The incident closed all eastbound lanes of University Parkway between U.S. 301 and Tuttle Ave.

Traffic was impacted for some time as deputies conducted the initial investigation. 

According to deputies, the shooting occurred at 9:47 p.m. when suspects fired shots into a car travelling eastbound on University Parkway. 

Three out of the five occupants in the car were struck, including a 4-month-old infant. All three of the victims are now in stable condition. 

Detectives say they have a limited description of the suspect vehicle, but they are describing it as a black SUV. 

The investigation is still open.