Man shot at Sarasota baby shower


SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A man was trauma alerted to an area hospital after a shooting in Sarasota Saturday night.

It happened at a baby shower at Caicos Court, near the intersection of Wilkinson Road and Honore Ave.

Officials said the man was leaving a residence when he was approached by three black men in hoodies.  When he tried to flee the area, he was struck by multiple bullets.

The man was taken to the hospital via trauma alert.  His current condition is unknown.

Officials say this appears to be an isolated incident.  They do not know how the man may have been connected to the suspects.

No further details are available at this time.

Stay on for updates on this developing story. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s