Girl, 17, Dead After Theater Shooting

A 17-year-old girl has died after a shooting at a Bradenton movie theater early Monday morning.

Manatee county police say it happened at the Royal Palm theater just off US-301. Sheriff deputies say that Teria’le Rawls was shot after a fight broke out. As of now, the police are looking for the suspects. A witness says he saw Rawls after she had been taken out of a vehicle, a white sheet over her body.

Crime scene investigators were on scene dusting a BMW for fingerprints.

Rawls was discovered in a car five miles south near the intersection of 301 and University parkway. According to deputies, the driver of the car was trying to get her to the hospital when the car got pulled over.

Deputies say they are following leads right now and there have been no suspects or arrests made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call 941-747-3011 ext. 2547 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.