Sarasota, Florida -- The Sarasota Police Department is investigating an incident where shots were fired at a home in the area of 24thStreet and Osprey Avenue.

Investigators say around 12:33 a.m. Thursday morning, officers in the area heard gunfire -- about 4 or 5 shots -- and, as they checked the area out,were flagged down by a woman. Shetold them a white vehicle had just sped off from the area.

Officers were unable to find the vehicle, but found a bullet casing in the roadway.Officers also noticed that a home in the same block had an open door and bullet holes in the front gate and garage.

The resident told officers he didn't realize gunshots were fired at his home and didn't see anything.

Anyone with information about the vehicle or the shots fired should call the Criminal Detective Division at (941) 954-7070.

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