Manatee County deputies arrest suspect who reportedly shot, killed teen sitting in car in Bradenton

Posted at 4:23 AM, Nov 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-10 04:45:08-05

A 21-year-old man from Sarasota has been arrested and charged with the murder of an 18-year-old girl as she sat in her car in Bradenton on Sunday afternoon. 

Devon Lee Freeman was arrested on Wednesday night in Sarasota. He will make his first appearance on Thursday at 1 p.m.

Moriah Goode, 18, was shot as she sat in a car in the 3300 block of 4th Street East in Bradenton. 

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Family members tell ABC Action News that Moriah lived a life focused on family. The Goode's adopted Moriah after her biological mother traveled to the United States on a raft from Haiti.

The Goode's have set up a memorial fund to help pay for Moriah's funeral expenses.

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