MANATEE — A 21-year-old man suffered a nonlife-threatening injury when he was shot in the 2000 block of First Avenue East, Palmetto.
The aggravated battery with a firearm incident occurred at 9:50 p.m. Saturday, according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report.
According to the victim, he was at Ali’s market at the above address when he saw a black car driving around.
As the victim was leaving Ali’s, he saw the same vehicle turn toward him, the report states. The victim told authorities he heard shots and began to run. The victim felt a pain in his left buttock from one of the rounds striking him, according to the report.
The victim was taken to the hospital and treated.