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Two 14-year-old boys arrested, charged with murder in Bradenton

Posted at 4:14 PM, Oct 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-07 16:15:01-04

BRADENTON, Fla. — Two 14-year-old boys were arrested after police said they were involved in a murder.

Police said around 4:24 p.m. on Tuesday, officers responded to the 1800 block of MLK Ave E for a report of a body found in a car.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a 17-year-old boy dead in the car.

Detectives said the victim died from a gunshot wound.

Detectives interviewed several witnesses and gathered surveillance from nearby locations.

Through leads, detectives were able to identify two suspects involved in the murder.

Two 14-year-old boys were arrested and charged for the murder.

This is an ongoing investigation.