Sarasota Police Investigating Shooting in North Sarasota

SARASOTA, FL. – February 27, 2017   – 2:45 p.m.

Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are currently investigating a shooting that occurred near 25th Street and Leon Avenue, Sarasota, just before 12 p.m. today.

Detectives responded to a report of a shooting and located the victim, Malik Henry, 19, of Sarasota, who was suffering from a gunshot wound.  Henry was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

The public is not in danger.  Detectives do not believe this incident was a random act of violence.  The victim has been unable to provide any information regarding a suspect.  There is no suspect in custody at this time.  Detectives are interviewing the victim and witnesses at this time.

Anyone with information on this case, please call the Sarasota Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 941-954-7070 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at