Manatee deputies investigate fatal shooting

June 20, 2013 

MANATEE -- Deputies were investigating a fatal shooting they believe may have been self-inflicted.

About 5:43 a.m., a man was found in the back yard of a residence in the 700 block of 50th Avenue Plaza West, Bradenton, bleeding from the head, according to a news release from the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Paramedics determined the man had been shot in the head and was deceased.

"The preliminary investigation indicates a possible self-inflicted wound," the report states.

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