The Bradenton Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting involving two juvenile siblings.

  • Incident occurred around 1 p.m.
  • Victim died at Manatee Memorial Hospital
  • Investigators: shooting appears accidental
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The shooting occurred Thursday afternoon at 12th Avenue W and 3rd Street W in Bradenton. 

Officials said one juvenile, later identified as Abraham Luna, 12, was shot at around 1:09 p.m.  Luna was transported to Manatee Memorial Hospital, where he passed away just after 2 p.m.

Luna's 13-year-old brother accidentally shot him, according to detectives.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation 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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