Arrest made after man shot dead

BRANDENTON - Police arrested a man in connection to a fatal shooting in Manatee County.

Just after 6 a.m. Thursday morning, Bradenton Police responded to a report of shots fire in the 1100 block of 5th St. W. When officers arrive on scene they located a male on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck. He died before medical personnel arrived. 

Investigation showed there was an argument between Derrick Bernard Frazier (left) and Dequan Randolph (right). Mr. Frazier fled the scene after the shooting in a white Ford Pick up truck. He was located several miles from the shooting and was taken into custody without incident.

This is the 2nd Homicide that has occurred within the City limits of Bradenton during 2016.

Anyone having information with regard to this case is asked to call any of the following: Bradenton Police Department Detective James Curulla at 941-747-3011, ext. 2224, or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000, call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-634-8477 (TIPS).

(© 2016 WTSP)


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