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Marion County Sheriff’s Office identifies teen victim who was fatally shot in Citra

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has identified the teenage victim who was shot and killed in Citra on Saturday morning.

According to MCSO, the victim in the fatal shooting has been identified as 16-year-old Kent Patterson, Jr.

On Saturday, August 6, shortly before 1:50 a.m., MCSO received a call for service in reference to a shooting near the 4700 block of W Highway 318 in Citra. Upon arrival, the deputies located Patterson who had sustained a gunshot wound and was deceased.

Major Crimes detectives are actively investigating the fatal shooting. If you have any information that could help the investigation, please call Detective Daniel Pinder at 352-368-3508.