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Man found dead of self-inflicted gunshot on Bradenton golf course

BRADENTON -- A man died on a Bradenton golf course of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot this afternoon, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office reports.

At 2:19 p.m., deputies responded to a call at the Greens of Manatee Golf Course, in the 100 block of Cortez Road West. The man was found lying on his back next to a tree, a media release said.

CPR was performed on the man, but he died at the scene, a media release said. His name has not been released pending notification of kin.

The shooting is not connected to the golf course, according to the release. The sheriff’s office “is not looking at or looking for any suspects related to this incident,” the media release said.

This report will be updated as more information becomes available.

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