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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Ocala teenager shot, killed at Ocala Park Estates

An Ocala teenager was shot and killed at the Ocala Park Estates.

Marion County Sheriff’s Office detectives were called to the Ocala Park Estates on Saturday, June 5, where they found the body of 18-year-old Kobe Bradshaw.

According to a report, deputies were called to the community, which is located at 5900 NW 64th Street, at 3:45 p.m. after a report that a black male had been shot. After arriving on the scene, Bradshaw was transported to the hospital where he succumb to his injuries.

An outpouring of support from Bradshaw’s friends and family has flooded social media in the days since the shooting. One post indicated that Bradshaw had just welcomed a newborn into the world and became a father for the first time.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying any potential suspects in the shooting. If you or anyone you know has information relating to this homicide investigation, call Detective Castellano at 352-369-5932.