Deputies investigate homicide in Bradenton

- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide at a Bradenton apartment complex.

Deputies received reports of a possible shooting at the Gates of Bradenton around 5 p.m. Saturday.

Investigators said they found a man deceased inside one of the apartments. He has been identified as 41-year-old Jody Pierce. 

The Sheriff's Office said the death is being considered a homicide. Anyone with information about the incident should contact MCSO. 

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