Ocala, Florida — On Wednesday, at approximately 1 a.m., the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to a shooting at 8810 Southeast 88th Place in Silver Springs Shores.
Upon arrival, deputies found Robert J. Wilson, 30, deceased. He had been shot multiple times.
Detectives on scene said it appeared to be a home invasion, but would not discuss details.
Witnesses said the suspect(s) made entry into the home and fired multiple rounds inside the residence.
According to a Facebook post by a relative who was inside the home, four black males busted into the home and just opened fire on Wilson.
Wilson leaves behind three young children — a son and two daughters.
MCSO’s Major Crimes and Tactical Investigation Unit detectives are still in the early stages of this investigation.
According to reports, MCSO evidence technicians will spend today processing the scene while detectives contact witnesses in an attempt to develop a suspect in the case.
If anyone has information, please 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.
Stay tuned for further details.