A 46-year-old Bradenton man was found shot to death in the parking lot of a duplex complex early this morning.
A neighbor found Melvin Turner lying in the parking lot in the 700 block of 61st Avenue East and called the Manatee Sheriff's Office at about 5:45 this morning.
According to the Manatee County Sheriff's report Turner appeared to be have a gunshot wound. Detectives are investigating, however a motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.
Detectives believe the victim was on his way to work at a local day employment agency.
Anyone with Information about the murder is asked to call MSO at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634 TIPS.