MANATEE -- A 37-year-old man was shot in the ankle about 1:15 p.m. Thursday after a dispute in the 3500 block of 51st Street East, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office reports.
Upon arrival at the scene, deputies learned that Shaun Wear, 32, had been in a confrontation before the shooting, according to the press release.
Wear was arrested for aggravated battery with a firearm.
Detectives are trying to determine what caused the confrontation. The two men are acquaintances and Wear lives at the location of the shooting.
The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.