Officials are investigating a shooting that killed a man in Palmetto Friday night.
Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a reported shooting in the 2300 block of First Avenue East in Palmetto around 7:45 p.m. Friday, according to a news release.
Deputies found 21-year-old Robert Brewer with an apparent gunshot wound, according to the release. Brewer was pronounced dead shortly after deputies arrived.
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Investigators were interviewing possible witnesses Friday night and attempting to determine what happened. The incident is described as a homicide in the news release.
There were no known suspects at the time of the release Friday night.
Anyone with information should contact the MCSO at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.