A second Sunday shooting in Manatee County occurred in Palmetto at 10:45 a.m. on the 2700 block of Fifth Avenue East, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The 22-year-old victim, who lives on the 4000 block of Fifth Avenue West, told deputies he had just placed a 6-month-old infant in the back seat of a car when a red newer Mazda pulled up. A passenger called for the victim to come over and talk but he told him no because the baby was in the car.
The passenger the fired two rounds, including one that struck the car he was standing beside in between the wheel well and driver's side door. The vehicle then went north on Fifth Avenue East and three more shots were fired out the windowbefore the Mazda fled the area.
There were no injuries.
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The Manatee County Sheriff' Office reported an earlier shootout at 2:23 a.m. left three cars riddled with bullets in the parking lot of India Bazaar at 5108 14th St. W. but no injuries.