Woman shot in the head in Sarasota

Posted by MARC R. MASFERRER on April 21, 2014 

Sarasota police are investigating the shooting of a woman early Monday at the intersection of Ninth Street and Orange Avenue, near Sarasota Military Academy. PROVIDED PHOTO.

SARASOTA -- Detectives are investigating the shooting of a woman early Monday in Sarasota, according to police.

The woman was shot in the head at the corner of Ninth Street and Orange Avenue, police said. Her car was also found there.

The victim, who is still alive, was flown by helicopter to a local hospital, police said.

Other details were not immediately available.

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