Sarasota PD investigating shooting, 1 person shot

Sarasota PD investigating shooting, 1 person shot
One person was shot on 21st Street. (Source: Sarasota PD)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Sarasota police are investigating after one person was shot Thursday afternoon.\

The shooting happened just before 2 p.m. near Leon Avenue and 24th Street.  The victim was shot and jumped into an SUV which drove away from the scene. Police found the victim near 21st Street and Palmadelia Avenue with the victim inside.

Officers called for emergency rescue immediately.  The victim was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with life threatening injuries.

Police are searching for a suspect but have released no further information.

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Posted by ABC7 Sarasota - WWSB on Thursday, September 17, 2020

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