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Police searching for two suspects in second Friday morning shooting

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The Sarasota Police Department has confirmed a man suffered multiple gunshot wounds following a Friday morning shooting.

According to SPD, the shooting occurred at 1587 20th Street in Sarasota at 7:56 a.m.

Police say, two male suspects, one described as bald, stocky and approximately 5’7,” approached the victim and shot him twice in his leg before fleeing in a dark-colored vehicle.

The victim has been transported to Sarasota Memorial with non-life threatening injuries.

At this time, officers believe the incident is not random and say there is no threat to the area.

Friday afternoon, SPD released security footage of what they believe is the suspects vehicle and a vehicle of a possible witness. 

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Sarasota Police Department at 941-316-1199 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers of Sarasota by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at

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