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Argument over dog escalates into gunfire, brandishing of machete in Bradenton

MANATEE - Deputies are looking for two men after an argument ended in gunfire Wednesday night, but no injuries, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Two male victims got into an argument with two men about a victim's dog being loose in the 5100 block of 15th Street Court East at 9:20 p.m., deputies said.

One of the men threw a rock at the victim's vehicle, causing about $500 in damage, and then threatened the victim with a machete, according to a release.

The other man pulled out a handgun and fired it three times, hitting a parked trailer nearby, deputies said. No one was injured.

The two then ran away and were not located by deputies. The victims did not know the men.

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