Authorities are investigating after a deputy found an 18-year-old woman lying on the side of a road suffering from a gunshot wound to her face.
Chelsey Seabrook was taken to Blake Medical Center, where she was expected to recover, the Sarasota Herald Tribune reported.
Manatee County sheriff's officials said the deputy was patrolling near Seventh Avenue and 11th Street East about 4:30 a.m. Sunday after hearing gunshots.
No suspects or motive have been discovered.
An investigation is ongoing.