Bradenton police investigate deadly shooting

- Bradenton police hope to quickly identify a suspect in a deadly shooting Tuesday.

Detectives said someone shot and killed 33-year-old John Tuxford near the intersection of 11th Street east and 8th Avenue East.

Investigators think Tuxford was in a car when someone shot him. The car them slammed into a tree. They believe the shooter was driving a dark SUV.

Investigators said this is the first homicide of the year in the city of Bradenton.

FOX 13's Kim Kuizon is on the scene. Refresh this page for updates on this developing story. 

Up Next:


Up Next

  • Bradenton police investigate deadly shooting
  • Donations pour in as Bay Area Puerto Ricans worry about family back home
  • Polk detectives look for lotto ticket scammers
  • Rape suspect arrested in two St. Petersburg cold cases
  • Tampa police search for skimmer suspect
  • Clearwater police seek help finding missing teen
  • Smart meters could slow power restoration in Lakeland
  • Helping America's heroes, one step at a time
  • Hernando deputies shoot bank-robbery suspect
  • Local food pantry keeps families afloat