Man Shot and Killed Outside Port Charlotte Barbershop, Killer Still at Large

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — The community of Port Charlotte remains in distress as 20 days have passed since the fatal shooting of Manuel “Macho” Torres outside UpperCutz Barbershop. Despite initial suspect identification by the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, the shooter remains at large.

Following the tragic incident, Manuel’s wife, Kenia Tejada, continues to seek justice and answers concerning her husband’s untimely death. Expressing frustration over the lack of information provided by authorities, she remains determined to uncover the truth behind the shooting.

With security footage of the incident yet to be shared with Kenia, the circumstances surrounding Manuel’s death remain unclear. Survived by his two sons, aged 10 and 17, Manuel’s family, friends, and the community mourn the loss of a beloved figure known for his generosity and kindness.

Unyielding in their quest for justice, Manuel’s loved ones emphasize his positive impact on the Port Charlotte community. Described as more than just a barber, Manuel was known for his charitable deeds, including providing free haircuts and backpacks to children in need.

Despite the presence of eyewitnesses and CCTV footage, the lack of progress in the investigation has left many questioning the efficacy of law enforcement. Friends and acquaintances of Manuel express their disbelief and frustration over the perceived lack of accountability for the perpetrator.

As the community awaits updates on the investigation, concerns linger regarding the potential motivations behind Manuel’s tragic death. With the shooter still unidentified and at large, the call for justice grows louder among those affected by the loss of a cherished community member.