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Deputies search for 18-year-old man wanted for murder in Manatee County

Posted at 9:00 AM, Mar 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-12 10:03:44-04

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. — The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is searching for an 18-year-old man accused of murder.

Jacoryan Lee, 18, approached Tommy Brown Jr., 26, while in his vehicle in the 900 block 21st St E in Bradenton shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.

After approaching the vehicle, the two men began arguing. As the argument continued, Lee jumped into Brown's backseat, shot him and then ran from the scene, according to deputies.

Anyone with information about where Lee may be hiding is urged to call the MCSO at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.