BRADENTON -- A man prevented a suspect from getting away with his car by firing a round at the vehicle early Wednesday, according to the Bradenton Police Department.
The victim said he was carjacked at gunpoint while sitting in front of the CVS Pharmacy at 4302 Cortez Road at 4:26 a.m. Wednesday, according to a release.
The victim said he obtained a gun and fired at his vehicle, causing the unidentified suspect to abandon attempts to steal the vehicle, according to police. One suspect fled in another car and the other fled on foot.
Manatee County Sheriff's Office deputies arrived on scene with dogs to track the suspects but had no success. The investigation is ongoing.