Bradenton drug deal concludes in gun wound

January 7, 2014 

MANATEE — A 23-year-old man told authorities Monday he was shot in the ankle during a drug deal.

The incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m. Tuesday in the 5200 block of 73rd Lane East, Bradenton, according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report.

The victim told deputies a passenger in his vehicle shot him as they were negotiating the deal. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The shooter has not been identified, according to the report.

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