Manatee man shot in home invasion

A 24-year-old man was shot during an apparent home invasion early Thursday morning, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

The man was leaving his brother’s house in the 6500 block of 12th Street West at about 1:50 a.m. Thursday when two men rushed inside and shot the victim on the right side of his torso, according to a news release.

The victim’s brother had seen the intruders and rushed to a bedroom before shots were fired. He was unable to provide any descriptions of the suspects, the sheriff’s office said.

The suspects fled in an unknown direction.

Nothing was reported taken during the incident.