Woman found shot in the face on Bradenton street

April 21, 2013 

MANATEE -- An 18-year-old woman early Sunday was found lying on the side of a Bradenton street with a gunshot wound to the face, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

A deputy found the victim near the intersection of 57th Avenue East and 11th Street East about 4:36 a.m. after he heard a gunshot in the area, according to the news release.

The victim was taken to Blake Medical Center, where she was expected to recover from her injuries.

The sheriff's office said investigators had "scoured" the area for evidence and witnesses.

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