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Man shot in chest in Bradenton attack

MANATEE -- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that left a man wounded in the chest about 3:06 a.m. Sunday.

The victim was in front of a residence in the 6100 block of 12th Street East, Bradenton, when a male with a handgun approached on foot and shot him, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

The victim was flown to Bayfront Medical Center with what were believed to be non-life threatening injuries. The victim was conscious but could provide little information about what had happened.

There were several persons in the house, but they were unable to provide any information about the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at (941) 747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.

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