Crime

Bradenton man charged in Friday shooting

A Bradenton man was arrested and charged with shooting a friend during an argument Friday evening, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office said.

In a news release, deputies say Thomas Allen Bauer, 27, was arguing with a friend in front of his home in the 5000 block of 20th Street Court East at about 8:55 p.m..

As the victim was getting in a car, deputies say Bauer picked up a firearm and shot the victim in the head.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he was reported in stable condition. Bauer was arrested without incident.

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