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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Detectives investigating fatal Marion Oaks shooting

Marion County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a man’s death after he was found with gunshot wounds in Marion Oaks on Saturday afternoon.

At around 3:15 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, MCSO deputies responded to the 200 block of Marion Oaks Lane in Ocala in reference to a possible vehicle accident that had occurred in the area behind the Marion Oaks Community Center, according to the sheriff’s office.

Upon arrival, deputies found an adult man inside a vehicle who had been shot, and he was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition. He later succumbed to his injuries while at the medical facility.

In a social media post on Saturday afternoon, MCSO stated that the man’s identity is being withheld because his next of kin has not yet been notified.

No further details were released by the sheriff’s office.

If anyone has information about this incident, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office asks that you call 352-732-9111.