The incident is possibly drug related, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
ELLENTON — A 19-year-old man was shot during an attempted robbery in Ellenton on Tuesday.
The Manatee County Sheriff's Office said the shooting is possibly drug related. The incident happened on Tuesday at 1:05 a.m. in the 4200 block of Donnington Drive in the Kingsfield Estates subdivision.
According to the Sheriff's Office, two men were confronted by three suspects who tried to rob them. One of the men, a 19-year-old man, was shot in the leg during the incident. He was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury.
A second man was not injured by the suspects.
Anyone with information should contact the Sheriff's Office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-8477.