Bradenton police searching for suspect in homicide investigation

Manatee County
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Police are searching for a suspect in a shooting that left a man dead in Bradenton late Friday night.

Bradenton police officers responded to the shooting on Manatee Avenue East near 21st Street East around 11:55 p.m.

Responding officers found 24-year-old Alfonso Jimenez of Naples dead from a gunshot wound at the scene.

Witnesses told officers they saw Jimenez involved in an argument with 37-year-old Miguel Angel Alvarado. According to police, Alvarado shot Jimenez then ran from the scene. 

Bradenton police have now obtained a warrant for Alvarado’s arrest. He is described as a Hispanic man with brown hair and brown eyes. He is about 5’5″ and 230 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective James Curulla at (941) 932-9300.

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