2 shot in Sarasota, one taken into custody

SARASOTA -- The Sarasota Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting of two victims in the 3600 block of Butler Avenue in Sarasota.

The shooting occurred 1 p.m. today, according to the Sarasota Sheriff’s Office.

Upon arrival, Deputies located two victims of apparent gunshot wounds. These victims were taken to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton for treatment.

Deputies were able to take a person of interest into custody who is believed to be responsible for the shootings.

There are no additional suspects known to be at large, the Sarasota Sheriff’s Office said in a press release.