Deputies Investigate a Shooting That Left Man in Critical Condition

The 25-year-old is recovering in the hospital.

 A 25-year-old man is in critical condition at Blake Medical Center after being shot late Thursday night.

Witler Dieujuste remain hospitalized with a gunshot wound. The Manatee County Sheriff's Office in investigating the Thursday night shooting at 2716 4th Street West.

Deputies were called out to the residence at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. When they arrived Dieujuste was leaning on a car in front of the address, according to a sheriff's report. 

Deputies noted that in addition to the gunshot wound, Dieujuste smelled strongly of  marijuana. He was taken to Blake hospital where he’s listed in stable condition. 

Deputies are asking anyone with information on the shooting to call MSO at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.


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