Man shot and killed in front of Bradenton home, police say

Over the weekend, shots were fired in a Bradenton neighborhood, and when officers arrived, they found the victim outside of a home, they said.

The shooting occurred around 7 p.m. Sunday in front of a house in the 700 block of 17th Street Court East. Police said they received a report about the shooting.

When they arrived, police said they tried life-saving measures on the victim, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

As of a news release sent Monday morning, police were still trying to confirm the victim's identity. They said he was a man in his 50s.

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They are also asking for witnesses to provide any information on the case. They can contact Detective Andy Perez at or 941-932-9322, or call the Bradenton Police Department directly at 941-932-9300.