The Manatee County Public Safety Department says emergency medical services were called out to help an injured person after strong storms blew through a neighborhood near El Conquistador Parkway on Saturday evening.
County officials called it a tornado, but the National Weather Service has not confirmed a touchdown.
Pictures provided from the scene show homes with damaged roofs and debris spread across the surrounding neighborhood.
This is a developing story and will be updated.
🌪 Manatee County EMS responded to help an injured patient after a tornado touched down near El Conquistador Parkway this evening. 🌪
Photos from the scene below👇🏻 pic.twitter.com/Iyhpa4ghGT
— Manatee County Public Safety Department (@MCGPublicSafety) April 11, 2021