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UPDATE: Sarasota Police say it was an 18-year-old that was shot. They think there was only one shooter. Police think the two knew each other so it wasn’t a random active shooter situation, according to Channel 8. The teen suffered serious injuries but is in stable condition at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. The search is on now for the shooter.


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Police investigating shooting at Sarasota County Fair

Police investigating shooting at Sarasota County Fair

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Shortly after 10pm tonight, there was gunfire at the Sarasota County Fair, according to Sarasota Police. Police were on site working detail when they were alerted of the incident. They say only one person was shot.

The extent of any injuries is unknown at this point. The Sarasota Police Department is asking for the public’s help in piecing together what happened. Witnesses with any information are asked to call the Sarasota Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 941-263-6070.

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