MANATEE -- A 37-year-old man was shot in the ankle about 1:15 p.m. Thursday after a dispute in the 3500 block of 51st Street East, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office reports.
Upon arrival at the scene, deputies learned that Shaun Wear, 32, had been in a confrontation before the shooting, according to the press release.
Wear was arrested for aggravated battery with a firearm.
Detectives are trying to determine what caused the confrontation. The two men are acquaintances and Wear lives at the location of the shooting.
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The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.