VIDEO: Paramedics responding to call in Sarasota shot at, ambulance hit by gunfire

Sarasota paramedics shot at while responding to call

SARASOTA (WWSB) - Sarasota paramedics were shot at while responding to a call in Newtown.

According to Sarasota Police, two Sarasota County Fire Department paramedics responded to a call at 2932 Goodrich Avenue around 4am for a person who had reportedly fallen. When the paramedics arrived, the resident at the home told paramedics that they had not called for help.

The paramedics started walking back to the ambulance and got inside when a man in a hoodie fired several shots at them, striking the front driver’s side door at least twice.

No one was injured.

The shooter fled on foot and has not been found by police. The investigation remains ongoing.

Police say they’re looking for the shooter and for who made the initial phone call.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Sarasota Police Department at 941-316-1199.

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