Bradenton man in custody after shooting his TV

February 22, 2014 

— A man was taken into custody after he shot his TV early Saturday morning, Bradenton police said.

Officers were dispatched to a home in the 100 block of Sixth Street Northeast around 5:41 a.m. after they received a call from a man who said his roommate was shooting inside the residence, according to a police report.

The officers found a man who admitted to shooting the TV in the living room, police said.

"The subject was upset over recent events in his life and had been drinking," the report states.

The man, who was not identified by police, was taken into custody under the Baker Act and transported to Manatee Glens.

Detectives were continuing to investigate and criminal charges were possible, police said.

"All firearms were removed and secured into property for safe keeping," the report states.

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