Manatee shooting leaves one injured

MANATEE -- A 30-year-old man was shot in the stomach Saturday morning as he ran out of a car after hearing gun shots, the sheriff’s office reports.

A friend of the victim drove him to Manatee Memorial Hospital at about 3:50 a.m., where he was listed in serious but stable condition as of Saturday, according to a media release.

The victim was expected to survive, the release said, and the location of the shooting remains unknown.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 747-3011 or remain anonymous and possibly become eligible for a cash reward by calling Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS (8477).