Home invasion suspect shot, killed

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Summerfield — A man was shot and killed Monday after he forced entry into an occupied residence in Summerfield.

The suspect, armed with a gun, entered a home, located at 10420 Southeast 158th Place, Summerfield, and injured the victim’s dog.

The victim stated that he locked himself inside a room in the house, and when the intruder attempted to gain entry to the room, the victim shot the suspect.

The suspect fled the residence and was dropped off at a local emergency room by an unknown person.

The suspect died from his injuries.

The dog is expected to recover.

The identity of the suspect has not been released.

This is an ongoing investigation.

If you have information about this case, call the Marion County Sheriff’s Office at 352-732-9111, Crime Stoppers at 352-368-STOP, text a tip to 274637 using keyword 368-STOP, or visit www.ocalacrimestoppers.com. Anonymity is guaranteed.

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  • HilleryLostHAHAHAHA

    I’m glad the home owner and the dog will be OK..as for the thug… you got what you deserved..

  • Mike Rogers

    This is exactly why I always carry a little 380 or 38 special pocket gun in my house. It’s the world we live in even in a good neighborhood. Hope to read about the person who dropped him off at the hospital. Sounds like his accomplice.

  • Ocala native

    Poor dog, I hope he recovers.

  • urchittingme

    Yay. Another one for the good guys….get well soon Mr/Mrs dog

    • Heather Lynn Obrien

      Good thing none of u were related to the suspect- u wouldn’t sound like such a non-factor

      • urchittingme

        No…you’re dead wrong..if one of my family members were out doing home invasions, I would be just as quick to say “He got what he deserved” Fortunately our parents raised us better and were involved in our lives growing up to teach us right from wrong, So….I’m not sorry about your family member

        • Ocala native

          You took the words right out of my mouth

          • I know all

            It’s not her family it’s the drug addict pos she has a kid with. I feel sorry for your kid but he had it coming, go get yourself a responsible father figure for that child so he doesn’t turn out like his daddy