Crime

Two dead in shooting in Sarasota

SARASOTA -- The Sarasota Police Department is investigating a shooting in which two men were killed.

The shootings took place at 5:30pm in the 1700 block of 33rd Street in Sarasota. Two men were shot, one died at the scene, the other was taken to a hospital where he later died from his injuries. One victim lived at the home where the shooting took place.

Sarasota police spokesman Genevieve Judge said in an email that it is still early in the investigation, the police did not have a motive, but were able to provide some information.

"The public is not believed to be in any danger," she wrote.

The ages of both males are unknown at this time. Judge said there are two crime scenes -- one at a home and the other at a hospital, where the second victim died.

The shooting investigation continues.

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