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Sarasota PD searching for drive-by shooters

Posted: 2:47 PM, Dec 16, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-16 14:47:17-05

Sarasota Police Department is looking for two suspects and a vehicle that was used in a drive-by shooting.

The shooting occurred in the 2000 block of 28th Street in Sarasota, at about 4:54 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14.

The suspects are described as two black males between the ages of 16 and 20. 

They were last seen fleeing the area northbound on North Washington Boulevard.

Witnesses described the vehicle as a faded blue/purple 1996/1997 Chevy Cavalier with a sunroof and spoiler.

The male juvenile victim was shot twice and was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital Trauma Center where he underwent surgery. 

Detectives do not believe this incident is a random act of violence.  Detectives are still working to determine the identity of the suspects responsible for the shooting.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Detective Maria Llovio at 941-364-7336 or contact Crime Stoppers.