Victim flown to hospital after getting shot on his front porch, police searching for suspect

SARASOTA - Sarasota police are searching for the man who shot a resident on his porch early Wednesday morning.

Police say a man was sitting on the porch at his home on the 1700 block of Gregg in Sarasota when another Black man approached him.

The suspect shot the man on the porch twice and ran away.

Officers searched the area with K-9 units with no results.

The victim was flown to the hospital with injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sarasota Police Department Bureau of Criminal Investigations at (941) 954-7070.

You can also leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling (941) 366-TIPS or online at

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