Call 941-861-4900 if you have information about Memorial Day shooting on Siesta Key

June 1, 2022 —

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, is currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred near Avenida Messina and Avenida Navarra on Siesta Key.

Deputies responded just after 4:00 p.m. Monday for a report of a fight that began near Beach Access 3 involving possibly 10 or more juveniles. Several gunshots were heard, and one female victim was located and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Additional possible gunshots were heard a short time later near Avenida Messina and Ocean Boulevard, however no victims were located at the secondary location.

The Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Section asks anyone with information about the incident to call them at 941-861-4900 or Crimestoppers at 941-366-TIPS.

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