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Man shot dead following argument at East Bradenton home

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Edmond, 20, was armed with a handgun when he entered the home witnesses say. Edmond, 20, was armed with a handgun when he entered the home witnesses say.
BRADENTON, FL (WFLA) - A 20-year-old Manatee County man was shot and killed early Sunday morning following a disturbance at a residence in the 3500 block of 30th Lane East in Bradenton.

Kerson Edmond was pronounced dead at the scene just after 2 a.m.

According to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report deputies were dispatched to the scene in response to a shots fired call. Investigators say Edmond showed up at the home and began arguing with a female resident.

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The dispute turned physical and witnesses say Edmond began beating the woman with a handgun. Another resident, 34-year-old Ryan Harmon, observed the altercation, pulled out a gun and shot Edmond.

So far no charges have been filed as detectives determine if Harmon fired in self-defense.

The investigation continues.

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