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MCSO investigating homicide at Greenway Trailhead

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Monday afternoon at the Greenway Trailhead in Ocala.

On Monday, September 12, at approximately 4:30 p.m., MCSO received a call for service in reference to a shooting at the trailhead off of Banyan Road. When deputies arrived on scene, they located a white male victim who was deceased.

MCSO fatal shooting Greenway Trailhead September 12 2022
The fatal shooting occurred at the Greenway Trailhead off of Banyan Road in Ocala (Photo courtesy of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office)

MCSO Major Crimes detectives are currently conducting a homicide investigation. In a social media post, the sheriff’s office stated that all parties involved in the incident have been identified and accounted for, and it appears that they were acquainted with each other.

“We will continue to give updates as they become available,” stated MCSO on its Facebook webpage.

The Baseline Trailhead Park, which was closed following the fatal shooting, is expected to reopen today.

The name of the victim was not released by MCSO.