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Fatal Manatee shooting being investigated Friday evening

MANATEE - A person was shot and killed in the 1700 block of 27th Avenue East late Friday.

Also Friday evening, a sheriff department SWAT team was reported at Plantation Circle by University Parkway in a standoff with a barricaded subject, according to Bay News 9.

Manatee County sheriff deputies and K-9s were at the scene of the 27th Avenue East shooting which occurred around 10 p.m., neighbors said. Hundreds of neighbors, some crying, came out into the street to watch the police. Deputies were not able to give details about either incident late Friday.

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