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16-year-old arrested for shooting that injured 2 in Sarasota

Posted at 9:37 AM, Nov 13, 2019

SARASOTA, Fla. — A 16-year-old boy is facing charges in connection to a shooting that left a 17-year-old and 21-year-old with serious injuries.

The teenager, who ABC Action News is not naming due to his age, was arrested on Monday after turning himself in.

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Police say the shooting happened on Sunday at the intersection of Carver Street and Orange Avenue around 9 p.m.

The victims, who are both male, were taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say they are expected to survive.

According to authorities, the suspect and the victims were involved in an on-going dispute.

The teenager is facing two charges of aggravated battery with a firearm.