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Manatee deputies investigate deaths of two 18-year-old shooting victims

Posted at 11:21 AM, Jul 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-23 01:07:30-04

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Manatee County sheriff's deputies are investigating related shooting deaths of two 18-year-old men in unincorporated Bradenton, officials said.

The shooting victims have been identified as Caleb Bowman and Kemundrey Pittmon, both 18 of Bradenton.

Manatee sheriff's detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Joe S. Clerjuste, 17, also of Bradenton. He is wanted for murder in connection to both deaths.

According to Manatee sheriff's officials, shortly before 12:30 a.m. Bradenton police officers went to Manatee Memorial Hospital, where a shooting victim was being treated.

The victim, who was identified as Bowman, died of his injuries at the hospital.