Manatee deputies looking for suspect(s) who shot 4-year-old

12:44 PM, Jul 27, 2013   |    comments
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Manatee County, Florida -- A young boy was injured in a drive-by shooting in Bradenton on Saturday. 

According to reports, on July 27, unknown suspect(s) drove past a home on 36th Avenue West and fired several shots. One of the bullets entered into the bedroom window, striking a 4-year-old boy. 

The victim was transported to a hospital in stable condition. The victim lives with his mother who was home at the time of the shooting but was not injured.

At this time, detectives do not believe this was a random incident and that the residence was targeted for unknown reasons.  Anyone with information is asked to call MSO at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.


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