Partnership Policing Communications Coordinator (PIO)
Desk Phone: 941-954-7094
Sarasota Police Investigate Shooting – No Injuries Reported
Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are investigating a shooting that happened in the 1000 block of 25th Street, Sarasota. The shooting happened at about 11:40pm Saturday. No injuries have been reported.
Sarasota Police Officers responded to a residence in the 1000 block of 25th Street in reference to shots fired into a building. The residence is leased by Ringling College of Art and Design and was occupied by Ringling College students at the time of the shooting. No one was injured.
A crime scene was established, and multiple shell casings were located near the corner of 25th Street and Ixora Avenue, Sarasota. A canvass was conducted by officers, and no vehicle or suspect (s) were seen by neighboring residents.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Detective Tony DeFrancisco with the Sarasota Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit at 941-263-6049 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com.