Crime

Man shot in the leg in Bradenton

MANATEE -- A 21-year-old man was shot in the leg Monday while riding in a vehicle with friends, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

About 7:30 p.m., the victim and his friends were riding in the 1000 block of 34th Avenue West, Bradenton, when someone fired a gun at them. One round went through the vehicle and struck the victim's leg, according to a news release.

The friends drove the victim to Manatee Memorial Hospital, where law enforcement learned of the shooting.

The victim was listed in stable condition, according to the sheriff's office.

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