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Victim and person of interest identified in fatal shooting at Belleview residence

Rene Nadal

The victim of a fatal Friday night shooting in Belleview has been identified and Marion County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a person of interest in the case.

Deputies responded to a residence in the 4400 block of SE 115th Street around 5:15 p.m. Friday after receiving a call about a shooting. When they arrived, they found an adult white male, later identified as 32-year-old Charles Brady, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead, a sheriff’s office report states.

Sheriff’s detectives have identified 27-year-old Rene Nadal as a person of interest in the case. He currently is being sought on an outstanding warrant for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Anyone with information about Nadal’s whereabouts is asked to call 911. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP (7867). Tips can also be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com. For Crime Stoppers, please reference 20-11 in your tip.

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