Bradenton, Florida -- A deputy on patrol heard a gunshot coming from 57th Avenue East early on April 21.

The deputy immediately drove to that area and found a female lying on the side of the road. The young woman appeared to have been shot in the face.

Multiple units converged on the area. EMS took the victim to Blake where she is expected to recover. The area has been scoured for evidence and witnesses and the investigation continues at this hour.

Detectives are currently working to obtain suspect info and a motive.

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