MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A 38-year-old man is in the hospital with critical injuries following a shooting behind the Popeye's restaurant at 3390 1st Street in Bradenton overnight Thursday.
Around 3:21 a.m. Thursday night, Manatee County Sheriff's Office deputies were investigating gunfire at the 3000 block of 1st Street when a report came in that a person was shot behind the Popeye's.
The victim, identified as Mark Isom, was discovered behind an industrial building at 3111 3rd Street West about a block away from where gunfire was reported. He was transported to an area hospital where he is in critical condition.
If you have any information about the shooting contact MCSO at 941-747-3011 or to be eligible for a cash reward, leave an anonymous tip with Manatee Crime Stoppers at 1-866-634-TIPS (8477).