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Sunday, December 10, 2023

Two shot outside Ocala convenience store

Ocala police are investigating a shooting incident at a local convenience store that sent two people to the hospital on Monday evening.

At around 6:25 p.m., Ocala Police Department officers responded to the Kwik Stop convenience store located at 2066 W Silver Springs Boulevard in reference to shots being fired in the parking lot, according to OPD.

When officers arrived on scene, they located two victims who had sustained non-life-threatening gunshots wounds. The victims were transported to a local hospital.

“Detectives are actively investigating this incident,” stated OPD on its Facebook page. The victims were not identified by police, and no further details were provided in the post.

If anyone has any information about this shooting, the Ocala Police Department asks that you call Detective Grosso at 352-369-7000.

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call the Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP (7867) or click here to submit an online tip.