Bradenton Police investigating shooting, related car crash

Three people were shot Monday afternoon
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 5:43 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2023 at 7:29 PM EST
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BRADENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - Police in Bradenton are investigating after a shooting and subsequent car crash that occurred downtown.

The shooting occurred Monday afternoon in the 100 block of 10th Avenue W. Officers saw a vehicle believed to be connected to the shooting leaving the scene at a high rate of speed and they began pursuit. The car was involved in a crash near 13th Ave and 1st St. A group of people in the car jumped out and attempted to flee. One person was taken into custody at the crash scene. Officials managed to detain the other three passengers who attempted to run.

At the initial crime scene, three people were shot and taken to the hospital. Investigators were processing the number of rounds at the shooting scene.

Investigators are processing both scenes. ABC7 will update this story as more information is received.