MANATEE — An 18-year-old male was airlifted to Bayfront Medical Center with a gunshot wound, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office reported.
The incident happened at about 8:10 p.m. today when an unknown person shot through the back left window of the house, located in a residential neighborhood near 1st Street and 61st Avenue. The shooter fled in an unknown direction.
Gang violence is not suspected at this time, a detective on the scene said.
Anyone with any information can call the Manatee County Sheriff’s office at (941) 747-3011. Or remain anonymous, and possibly become eligible for a cash reward, by calling Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS (8677).
— Paradise Afshar