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Two teens arrested in connection with May 16 fatal shooting

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  • | 1:55 p.m. May 21, 2024
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Two juveniles have been detained in connection with a May 16 fatal shooting in north Sarasota. 

The Sarasota Police Department has arrested Tujuan Byrd, 15, and Ladarius Goodman-Mills, 14, both of Sarasota, in connection with a homicide near the intersection of 31st Street and Osprey Avenue.

A 28-year-old man was shot shortly after 10 p.m. and died from his injuries. Both Byrd and Goodman-Mills are charged with murder.

Investigators continue to seek details regarding the incident. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Steven Fergus at 941-263-6070 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers of Sarasota by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at


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