Possible Murder-Suicide in Area of 3900 Clark Road

NEWS RELEASE 23-059 - OCTOBER 18, 2023

At approximately 5:11 p.m. this evening, the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office received reports of shots fired at a business in the area of 3900 Clark Road. Upon entry to the business, deputies found two individuals with apparent gunshot wounds.

The suspect was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital where they were later pronounced deceased.

The sheriff’s office was made aware, after the shooting, of a social media post that is potentially connected to the incident. This is an ongoing criminal investigation. There is no immediate threat or danger to the community.