Man shot in Bradenton

December 4, 2013 

MANATEE -- A 24-year-old man was shot in Bradenton on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

The victim's brother told investigators he had just dropped off the victim at a residence on 26th Avenue East, possibly in the 500 block, about 4:30 p.m., when he heard several gun shots and saw his brother lying on the ground, according to a news release.

The man put his brother in the car and drove him to a hospital, the sheriff's office said.

"No one could provide details of the shooting," the report states.

The victim was treated for his injuries and released.

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