Man wanted in Sarasota church shooting turns himself in

Joaquin Vasquez-Sosa
Joaquin Vasquez-Sosa(Source: Sarasota County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Nov. 19, 2018 at 10:07 AM EST
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SARASOTA (WWSB) - Deputies in Sarasota say a man wanted in connection with a shooting at a church has turned himself in.

Joaquin Vasquez-Sosa turned himself in over the weekend. The 41-year-old was wanted on charges of aggravated assault with a firearm and aggravated battery with a firearm following a shooting in September at a church.

The sheriff’s office says they were called to a large party at St. Wilfred Episcopal Church on Wilkinson Road around 10:30pm on September 8th for reports of a fight with shots fired. Deputies say while they were at the scene, a man who had been shot in the leg arrived at the hospital. He was treated and released.

Deputies say the suspect and victim know one another.

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