Man shot in leg while working on car in Sarasota

SARASOTA, Fla - A man was shot in his driveway at his home in Sarasota. 

It happened at the 3200 block of Newton Blvd 3:40p.m. this afternoon.  The victim was working on his car in the driveway when an unknown person began firing a handgun him.  He was shot in the leg with non-life threatening injuries.


After an extensive search of the area using patrol units, K-9 and helicopter the suspect was not located.


The suspect is described at a black male, wearing a dark colored mask or shirt over his face, long sleeve gray/ black shirt and black paints.


Deputies are encouraging people with information on this to call the Sarasota County Criminal Investigators Section at (941)861-4900 or Crime Stoppers at (941)366-TIPS.

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