Police search for unknown suspect in North Port drive-by shooting

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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North Port Police Department responded to a drive-by shooting with no injuries in the Sarasota County portion of the city Wednesday afternoon.

According to the police department’s Facebook post, police went to a drive-by shooting into a home on the 5500 block of Jody Lane.

Investigators attribute the shooting to an unknown suspect at this time, who they say escaped the scene toward Port Charlotte in a vehicle described as a black Nissan, likely a 2000s Altima with dark windows.

This is currently being treated as an isolated incident.

No one was reportedly injured in the shooting, and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with tips can call the non-emergency line for NPPD at (941) 429-7300.

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