Man shot in Bradenton, drives himself to hospital

April 7, 2013 

MANATEE -- A 19-year-old man was shot while driving through a Bradenton neighborhood late Saturday according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded to Manatee Memorial Hospital about midnight after officials there reported the victim had arrived there with a "grazing gunshot wound" to the left side of the head and that the car he arrived in had multiple bullet holes, a news release states.

The man told investigators he was driving in the 600 block of 60th Avenue Terrace West when as he passed a group of people, someone began shooting at his car. He said he was able to drive himself to the hospital, the report sates.

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