Manatee Memorial ER locked down 2 hours after violence

January 21, 2014 

BRADENTON — The Manatee Memorial Hospital Emergency Room was placed on lockdown for two hours starting at 12:45 a.m. Monday after two separate incidents involving stab and gunshot wounds.

Three victims came in from the incidents, according to a Bradenton Police Department report.

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office was on scene investigating the incidents while Bradenton Police Department assisted in keeping the crowds out of the ER for more than two hours, the report states.

The status of the injured victims was not disclosed in the report.

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