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.