Police: Bradenton boy fatally shot by brother

Bradenton police are investigating how a juvenile got a gun and shot a boy.

Bradenton police said a boy was fatally shot by his 13-year-old sibling on Thursday.

Police said the shooting took place in the 300 block of 12th Avenue West.  When they arrived about 1:09 p.m., they found Abraham Luna, 12, with critical injuries and started life-saving efforts.

They took Abraham to Manatee Memorial Hospital, where he died about 2 p.m..

Detectives said the shooter was the child's brother and it was an accident. 

Anyone having information is asked to call the Bradenton Police Department at (941) 932-9300, or Detective Adrian Meridan at (941) 932-9326. You may also email your information to crimetips@cityofbradenton.com.


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