1 shot, killed in Sarasota following confrontation


 The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a person was shot and killed afternoon. 

It happened around 4 p.m. at 3250 DeSoto Road. 

According to deputies, witnesses said they saw the suspect shoot the victim following a confrontation. The suspect then fled eastbound on DeSoto Road in a grey or silver sedan with another unknown male.

The suspect is described as an unknown age white or Hispanic male, who was last seen wearing a white tank top. 

Deputies say at this time this is an isolated incident and there is no continued threat to the public.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Sarasota Sheriff’s Office at 941-861-5800 or 911 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-8477

17-year-old boy shot, killed during fight at City of Atlanta pool, police say

Police said a 17-year-old boy was shot and killed during a fight at a city pool.

Police said they were called out to reports of a person shot at Anderson Pool on Anderson Ave. around 6:40 p.m.

The victim was rushed to the hospital, where he died.

An investigation revealed that the victim had been involved in an argument with another man that escalated into gunfire.


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