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Search underway for suspect in Manatee homicide investigation

Posted: 10:17 AM, Nov 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-18 15:17:13Z

BRADENTON, Fla. — A search is underway for a suspect related to a Manatee County homicide investigation.

Around 9 p.m. on Saturday night authorities responded to a call about a shooting. When they arrived they found an unknown black male dead inside a vehicle located at 2608 17th St. E in Bradenton.

Witnesses told deputies they heard gunshots then saw the vehicle crash into a ditch. An unknown black male wearing a white shirt then ran out of the passenger side of the vehicle and left the scene. Deputies have been unable to find this man and are asking for help. 

If you have any information related to this case, contact the Manatee County Sheriff's Office at 941-747-3011. 

You can also call Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.