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Teen killed by stray bullet in Manatee shooting

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MANATEE COUNTY, FL (WFLA) - A shooting was reported at the intersection of the US Highway 301 and University Parkway early Monday morning where a 17-year-old was struck by a bullet and killed, Manatee County Sheriff's Office said.

Manatee County deputies were notified of the shooting at about 2 a.m. Sarasota Sheriff's Office and Florida Highway Patrol troopers said they had a shooting victim with them. 

They said that two groups of people were arguing near the Royal Palm movie theater off US Highway 301 and someone started shooting. The teenager was hit by a stray bullet and died, deputies said. Her name was Teria'le Rawls, 17.

Somebody was taking her to a hospital when the car was pulled over in Sarasota and deputies found her dead inside. Detectives with MCSO continue to investigate. They do not have anybody in custody.

Southbound US 301 was closed between University Parkway and Desoto Road until about 7 a.m.

Stay with WFLA for more on this developing story.

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