A man is dead and another person is in police custody following a shooting, officials said Saturday.
Bradenton police officers responded to a home in the 600 block of 25th Avenue West around 6 p.m. after a report of a shooting. When they arrived, they found the victim unresponsive and suffering from at least one gunshot wound in front of the residence, according to a news release.
Officers provided emergency care to the victim until emergency personnel arrived on the scene. The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
A suspect was taken into custody at the time of the shooting and was being questioned by members of the Manatee County Homicide Investigation Unit.
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Neither the victim nor the suspect was identified by police. No further information was immediately available.
Anyone with information is asked to call Bradenton Police Department Detective Beckley at 941-932-9300; or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000, call Crime Stoppers at 866-634-8477 (TIPS) or send an anonymous E-Tip at manateecrimestoppers.com.
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