Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputies discovered a 41-year-old woman with a single gun-shot wound to her right left after responding to a disturbance call Tuesday afternoon.
Deputies arrived at the residence in the 1100 block of 33rd Avenue West at about 5:30 p.m. They found the woman inside the lanai.
The suspect, who lives at the residence, was on scene, the sheriff’s office reports.
According to initial statements, the victim jumped the fence from her yard onto the suspect’s yard, initiated a disturbance, then proceeded to enter the lanai against repeated warning to stay out by the suspect’s boyfriend.
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The victim was shot in the leg shortly thereafter; no one else was injured. Deputies also said there appeared to have been an ongoing conflict between the parties that led to the incident.
The victim was transported to Manatee Memorial Hospital, the report said. The investigation is still ongoing and no one had been charged as of Tuesday night.