MANATEE — A man was injured when a neighbor next door fired a gun and a round went through the wall of his apartment, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office reports.
The 53-year-old victim called the sheriff's office around 9:17 p.m. Thursday to report that someone had fired a gunshot through his wall at Hidden Acres Apartments, 1284 Hidden Circle East.
Deputies found evidence that a round had been fired through the wall of David Welch's apartment. The neighboring victim suffered minor injuries from wall particles from the round's exit point, the sheriff's office said.
A projectile was recovered from the wall in the victim's apartment.
Welch, 63, was taken into protective custody.
No further information was immediately available.