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Police investigating after 31-year-old man shot, killed in Palmetto

Manatee County

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Palmetto police are currently conducting a homicide investigation in Palmetto.

The police department said officers were dispatched to a shooting around 4 a.m. in the 1200 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Place.

When officers arrived, police said they found the victim, later identified as 31-year-old Juan Sanchez lying in his driveway with a gunshot wound.

Officers attempted life-saving measures as they waited for EMS to arrive but, could not save Sanchez.

This is an active, ongoing investigation. Police did not provide any information regarding a possible suspect.

If you have any information on this incident, please call the police at 941-747-3027 or at 941-773-6124.

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