MANATEE -- A man died from a gunshot wound Sunday morning, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
David Joseph Ritch, 34, died at 6:20 a.m. Sunday after being transported to a hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound. According to deputies, a wounded Ritch walked into a Walgreens store in the 5700 block of 18th Street East. Deputies said he claimed he was walking along 18th Street East in Ellenton when he was shot at 11:30 p.m. Saturday.
"No other information was provided and deputies were unable to locate a crime scene or witnesses," a release states.
According to the sheriff's office, the investigation continues, and anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the MCSO at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.