Victim killed in shooting on Desoto Rd. in Sarasota

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - On Sunday at 4:00p.m, officials responded to a report of a shooting in the area of 3250 Desoto Road. According to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office flash report, witnesses claimed they saw a suspect in a confrontation with the victim in front of the location. The suspect fled the scene after shooting the victim, and headed eastbound on Desoto Road. The victim is deceased.
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1 shot, killed in Sarasota following confrontation, deputies say

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a person was shot and killed Sunday afternoon. It happened around 4 p.m. at 3250 DeSoto Road. According to deputies, witnesses said they saw the suspect shoot the victim following a confrontation. The suspect then fled eastbound on DeSoto Road in a grey or silver sedan with another unknown male.
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One person dead after North Port house fire

NORTH PORT, Fla.– Fire crews are investigating a house fire on Electra Avenue where one person was found dead inside, Sunday Morning. North Port Fire crews responded to the blaze around 2:30 am on Sunday morning to find the flames through the roof of the home. Officials said 75% percent of the home was on fire when they arrived.
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City of Sarasota rallies behind Olympian Jake Ilardi

SARASOTA - Excitement filled the air Saturday night. Friends and family of two of Sarasota Olympians gathered to cheer them on as they competed for a chance to bring home the Gold in their respective events. With history being made as Skateboarding made its Olympic debut. Osprey’s own Jake Ilardi...
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Deputies searching for fatal shooting suspect in Sarasota

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for a man suspected of shooting and killing another individual in Sarasota. Deputies say the shooting took place around 4 p.m. Sunday in the area of 3250 Desoto Road. Witnesses say they saw the suspect in a...
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COLUMN: Dr. Klein wants family longevity record

Dr. David Klein has a competitive streak. The 71-year-old Port Charlotte ophthalmologist wants to be the oldest working member of his family — ever. “I’ve had this one job for 42 years, and I am trying to set the family record,” he said. That will be quite an accomplishment. You...

Back to school approaches for Suncoast students

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - In just over two weeks both Sarasota and Manatee County students will be headed back to school. August 10th is the start date for K-12 students that will return to the classroom in both counties. This week Governor Ron Desantis doubled down on his opposition to...