Crime

Gunman charged with pointing gun at two men in Manatee

MANATEE -- Two residents arrived home in the 300 block of 24th Avenue East about 6:30 p.m. Sunday when a man pulled a black handgun, cocked it and told them, “Y'all ain’t gonna be here long,” according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report.

The two victims told deputies they were in fear of getting shot.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they charged Marvin Villacorta, 19, with aggravated assault with a firearm and seized his weapon, according to the report.

Villacorta was arrested without incident and was being held without bond at the Manatee County jail on two charges of aggravated assault.

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