SARASOTA -- The Sarasota Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 2200 block of Janie Gardens.
The victim and a friend were in a vehicle in the area when an acquaintance fired several shots into the vehicle, according to a police report. The victim was driven out of the area by a friend, where they were able to flag down a police officer at 10th Street and Orange Avenue.
The victim suffered serious injuries and was flown to Bayfront Medical Center, the report states.
The shooter fled from the area. Several witnesses were seen in the area. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sarasota Police Department at 941-954-7070.