Man hospitalized after drive-by shooting in Bradenton has died

4:12 PM, Jul 25, 2013   |    comments
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Palmetto, Florida -- A man who was injured two weeks ago in a drive-by shooting has died.  

When officers arrived at a location in the 300 block of 14th Street West just after midnight they found 20 year-old Matthew Arguez suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Arguez was taken to Blake Hospital. Arquez died from his injuries on July 25. 

During their investigation, Palmetto Police detectives say they received information that Arguez was shot by someone in a white vehicle, possibly a Ford Aerostar or similar small van, that may have been missing some of its back windows. It was occupied by at least two black males.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Detective David Burns at 941-723-4587 x 6307 or Detective Chris Cavazos at 941-723-4587 x 6124. Anyone with information may also contact the Manatee County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-634-8477. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.

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