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Death investigation underway after workplace altercation turns fatal

A workplace altercation turned deadly in Bradenton.
A workplace altercation turned deadly in Bradenton.(WWSB)
Published: Jul. 22, 2021 at 1:56 PM EDT
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BRADENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - Deputies are investigating after a workplace altercation turned fatal Thursday at the Take 5 Oil Change in Bradenton.

The incident occurred just after 10 a.m. at the business in the 4000 block of 53rd Avenue East. Witnesses say a former and current employee got into a dispute and upon arrival, deputies found one of the individuals with a stab wound to the chest. That individual died at the scene, the sheriff’s office said.

Witnesses told investigators they saw the former employee with a gun prior to the the altercation.

The sheriff’s office has not identified either individual. This is a developing situation and ABC7 will update the story as more information is received.

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