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Monday, May 16, 2022

OPD detectives investigating fatal shooting in northwest Ocala

The Ocala Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Sunday night in northwest Ocala.

At around 6:30 p.m., OPD officers responded to reports of a shooting at NW 8th Street and NW 13th Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a 30-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim, identified as Keith Boone, was trauma-alerted to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

According to OPD, the shooting suspect is potentially a black male who was wearing a red or maroon shirt, and he may have left the scene on a bike.

If you have any information on this shooting, please call OPD detectives at 352-369-7000.