Man suffers life-threatening injuries in Sarasota shooting

Posted at 6:39 AM, May 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-13 06:39:56-04

Sarasota police detectives are investigating an early morning shooting in the area of Palmadelia Avenue and Dr. Martin Luther King Way in Sarasota, officials said.

An unidentified man was shot about 3:25 a.m. Sunday and taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries, Sarasota police spokeswoman Genevieve Judge said in a news release.

The name and age of the victim was unknown at the time.

The person responsible remains on the run.

It is unknown whether the shooting is connected to other active cases.

Sarasota police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call the Sarasota Police Department at (941) 316-1199 or dial 911.