SARASOTA, Fla. (CW44 News at 10) – Sarasota Brothers have been arrested and are facing charges after a victim reported having his car shot by pellet guns.
Jason Versakos, 39, and Jeremy Versakos, 39, both of Sarasota, have been arrested.
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Sarasota police detectives believe there may be more victims and ask them to call to report any damage to their vehicles.
December 30, 2021, just after noon. At 6:30 p.m., Sarasota police officers responded to the 1500-block on Brink Avenue, Sarasota, about a shooting. A victim told officers as he was driving north on Brink Ave. that an object hit the right rear passenger window of his vehicle. An adult woman was sitting in the front passenger seat and no one was sitting in the back seat. The victim heard a loud bang, a woman screaming from her passenger seat, noticed a large hole, and the rear window shattered.
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Video obtained by Sarasota police officers showed a fight between the two brothers and an unknown man in an SUV. Shortly after the fight, officers observed Jason walk out of a house with a rifle and walk back into a house. Several minutes later, officers observed a vehicle driving past the home, and heard a pop and a woman screaming.
Jason is charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle, and Jeremy is charged with resisting a non-violent officer.
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Detectives from the Sarasota Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division are continuing their investigation into possible other victims who may have had their vehicles shot by a pellet gun in the area of Brink Ave., Sarasota, between 5 p.m.th Street and 12th Street within the last 30 days. If you traveled Brink Ave. and have damage to your vehicle, please contact Sarasota Police Detective Frank Castro at 941-263-6822 or leave an anonymous tip for Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com