Deputies searching for suspect who shot and killed man following an argument in Bradenton

Homicide in Bradenton

BRADENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - Deputies are searching for the suspect who shot and killed a man following an argument in Manatee County Thursday evening.

The incident took place in Bradenton on the 3800 block of 7th Street East. Deputies say that 34-year-old William Ramsey was walking outside the front door of his home at approximately 9:46 p.m. when he got into an argument unknown person.

Ramsey’s mother and roommate told deputies they were inside the home when they heard a loud bang immediately before Ramsey walked in the front door and collapsed. He had been shot in the chest.

Deputies arrived on the scene and attempted lifesaving measures while EMS was en route. Ramsey was transported to Manatee Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office and the Gold Star Club of Manatee County is offering a reward of $5,000 to lead to the arrest of the suspect. Anyone with information or tips about this case should call 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.

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