Manatee detectives searching for murder suspect

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- An 18-year-old male was found lying on the roadway dead of multiple gunshot wounds Sunday night, Manatee County Sheriff's Office reported.

The victim, Alexander Anderson, was discovered by a motorist driving on the 2000 block of 1st Avenue and 21st Street East in Palmetto just before midnight.

*Update: Manatee County detectives have received an arrest warrant for 18-year-old Da'Quan Gaskin in relation to the murder of Alexander Anderson. 

Gaskin is being described as 5 ft, 10 in with short hair and a pierced nose.

MCSO continue to search for Gaskin and are asking anyone with information to contact at (941) 747-3011, or Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS. 


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