Standoff ends in Sarasota

September 25th, 2009 by

SARASOTA - Dozens of law enforcement officers descended on the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Sarasota that turned into a standoff Thursday afternoon.

The shooting happened at 1221 Cattleman Road. According to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy responded to a domestic situation, and ended up firing his weapon. Two people were shot.

One person was shot in the leg, there is no word yet on the condition of the second person.

Everyone involved in the shooting and standoff is either in the hospital, or in police custody.

Cattleman Road is closed in the area, and Sarasota Christian School is locked down.

A SWAT team had been called to the house where one of the suspects was in a standoff with police.


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