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10/11/2013

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Sarasota News Leader October 11, 2013 Page 84 TWO ARRESTED IN STABBING CASE IN NORTH SARASOTA The Sarasota Police Department has arrested two wooden baton and told Toro again to get out homeless men in connection with a stabbing in of the vehicle, according to the report. Toro Sarasota early on Oct. 9, the office has reported. took out a knife and stabbed Wilson in the arm and chest, then grabbed the keys to the Just before 1 a.m. on Wednesday, a pass- ignition and threw them from the vehicle, the erby told Sarasota Police officers a man had release continues. been stabbed in the chest near 16th Street and North Tamiami Trail in Sarasota, a news Wilson told officers that Toro left the truck release says. "When officers responded, they and started walking southbound on North found Scott Wilson holding his chest," the Tamiami Trail. Wilson climbed out of the vehirelease adds. Wilson told officers that the sus- cle to confront Toro, since he thought Toro pect who had just stabbed him was a male still had the keys, the release notes. At that dressed as a female, the release continues. point, 
"Wilson was confronted by Toro's boyWilson explained that he had pulled over friend, Josh Gaudette, outside the vehicle," at the intersection of 16th Street and North the report says. Tamiami Trail to pick up the person, later "Gaudette was unaware of the stabbing but identified as Ricardo Toro, "since he believed saw Toro and Wilson in an argument and her to be another female named Jessica," the punched Wilson in the side of the head," the release says. release adds. Once Toro was in the car, Wilson realized he was not Jessica and asked Toro to get out immediately, the release adds. When Toro did not move, Wilson grabbed the end of a Ricardo Toro/Contributed photo Toro, 35, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery with a deadly weapon. Gaudette, 24, was arrested and charged with Battery. Josh Gaudette/Contributed photo

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