Man shot, critically injured at Bradenton apartments

MANATEE -- A 26-year-old man was shot and critically injured early Monday at a Bradenton apartment complex, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

About 12:27 a.m., deputies received multiple reports of gunfire at the Champions Walk Apartment, 4228 53rd Ave. W. The victim was found in his apartment.

The man was taken to Blake Medical Center, where he was in stable condition, sheriff's spokesman Dave Bristow said Monday morning. The victim was expected to survive.

Investigators were interviewing multiple witnesses, and the investigation was continuing.