SARASOTA -- The Sarasota Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a victim with life threatening injuries near 25th Street and Orange Avenue.
The police department tweeted the news shortly after 8:30 p.m. Monday.
"At this time what we believe is a shooting occurred between 25th St. and Leon -- somewhere in that vicinity," police spokeswoman Genevieve Judge told the Herald shortly after 9 p.m. "
Police responded to the scene between 7 and 8 p.m. According to Judge, it's still early in the investigation and there appears to be one male victim.
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"The victim appears to have driven himself further down the road and crashed on 25th and Orange," Judge said. "It looks like a tree but we're not exactly sure."
The victim's age was not immediately available. He was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
No further details were provided.