MANATEE — A 33-year-old woman was slightly injured in an apparent drive-by shooting Sunday evening in Palmetto, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The woman and her boyfriend were at the intersection of 10th Avenue East and 22nd Street East, Palmetto, when they noticed a dark four-door sedan driving slowly through the area. Shortly afterward, they heard several shots coming from the vehicle's direction, according to a news release.
The couple dropped to the ground to take cover, when the woman noticed she had been grazed by a bullet near her right hip.
The victim drove herself to Manatee Memorial Hospital, where she was treated for a minor injury, according to the sheriff's office.
Anyone with information about the shooting can call the sheriff's office at (941) 747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS.