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Deputies arrest man suspected of killing teen, shooting another in Bradenton

Posted at 10:12 AM, Apr 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 14:55:50-04

BRADENTON, Fla. — Deputies arrested a man suspected of shooting two teens, killing one of them, in Bradenton.

Over the weekend, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting in the 5900th block of 13th Court East. The shooting left a 16-year-old boy dead at the scene and a 15-year-old boy was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

On Thursday, deputies arrested 28-year-old Troy Davis Sr. in connection with the shooting.

Davis is charged with second-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Officials have not identified the 16-year-old who was shot and killed.