Shooting, felon charged with attempted murder, information wanted

Shooting, felon charged with attempted murder, information wanted

Ocala, Florida — A convicted felon remained behind bars Tuesday after he was arrested and charged with Attempted Second-Degree murder and Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. Ocala Police Department detectives said that on June 18, 2017, at approximately 4:42 a.m., OPD responded to 1223 S.W. Ft. King Street, in response to a […]

Ocala WingHouse shooting leaves one dead

Ocala WingHouse shooting leaves one dead

Robert Bavle, 23, was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Murder Sunday after he shot and killed another man. The shooting occurred at the Ocala WingHouse, located 2145 E. Silver Springs Boulevard, at approximately 9:52 p.m. A witness, Matthew Boyd, told Ocala police that Bavle left the restaurant, and as he was walking through the […]

Nurse shot in leg at hospital

Nurse shot in leg at hospital

  Law enforcement officials are currently investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday inside West Marion Community Hospital, located at 4600 SW 46th Ct, Ocala. According to an inside source, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper brought in a man for evaluation after he called for help. Inside the hospital, the man allegedly became combative with a […]

Felon, 14, charged with attempted murder

Felon, 14, charged with attempted murder

Ocala, Florida — Ocala police arrested a 14-year-old boy who they say shot and injured two other teens. Police said Jerquan T. Green shot the teen because they used [his] handshake. Timeline On May 30, 2017, the Ocala Police Department received a call about a shooting in Deer Run, located at 2804 Northeast 4th Court. […]

Multiple shootings Sunday morning, three arrested, investigation ongoing

Multiple shootings Sunday morning, three arrested, investigation ongoing

Ocala, Florida — Ocala Police Department  Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday at approximately 3 a.m. OPD Lt. Angy Scroble said that two men were shot. The victims were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The shooting occurred in the area of Northwest 12th Street and Northwest […]

Park shooting sends 17-year-old to hospital

Park shooting sends 17-year-old to hospital

Marion County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a shooting that happened Monday at approximately 12 a.m. The shooting took place at Ralph Memorial Park, located at 1690 Pine Road, Ocala. The victim was taken to a local hospital and is being treated for his injuries. He is listed in stable condition. Detectives say a 17-year-old […]

Woman shot as she sat in her minivan

Woman shot as she sat in her minivan

Marion Oaks — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred in Marion Oaks, 3814 Southwest 143rd Lane Road, Wednesday morning. Authorities say a woman was shot while she was sitting inside her Chrysler Town & County minivan, which was parked in the driveway at at the aforementioned location. The Individual(s) who shot […]

Shooting prompted school lockdown

Shooting prompted school lockdown

    A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred Thursday afternoon in the 2000 block of Northeast 3rd Street. The Ocala Police Department told Ocala Post that they are not identifying the man at this time. Ocala police surrounded the area and a nearby school was placed on lockdown. Investigators […]

Man dead following officer involved shooting at hotel

"Man was suicidal"

Man dead following officer involved shooting at hotel

[Last updated on January 13, 2017, at 8:17 p.m.] The man who died in the shooting has been identified as Kevin Tree, 54. FDLE is still investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting. The officers who were involved in the shooting have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. Original article […]

VA clinic, active shooter secured

VA clinic, active shooter secured

[Last updated on December 13, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.] Summerfield — The Villages VA Outpatient Clinic has been cleared and the active shooter has been secured. The shooter has been identified as Stephen Cometa, 60. He is currently being held at the Marion County Jail as a courtesy hold for the U.S. Marshals Service. According […]

Volusia County Sheriff’s Office K-9 shot and killed

Volusia County Sheriff’s Office K-9 shot and killed

A Volusia County Sheriff’s Office K-9 was fatally shot Tuesday evening while chasing down an armed suspect who had fled and fired at deputies in Deltona. K-9 Forrest was rushed to DeLand Animal Hospital following the shooting. He passed away shortly after arrival. According to a press release, Forrest was shot at about 7:16 p.m. near […]

Man infected with HIV forced himself on teen

Man infected with HIV forced himself on teen

Ocala, Florida — An alleged shooting led to the arrest of a sexual predator who is infected with HIV. Officers with the Ocala Police Department were conducting an investigation near the 2800 block of West Silver Springs Boulevard after a caller reported a shooting. While investigating, officers learned of a sexual battery allegation against a […]

Teen brothers arrested in Citra shooting

Teen brothers arrested in Citra shooting

Citra, Florida — Two juveniles were arrested Wednesday and charged with multiple felonies. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said that, Jeffrey Williams, 15, and his brother, Mario Williams, 17, kicked in the back door their uncle’s home, located in the 17400 block of U.S. 301 North, and burglarized it. According to reports, the brothers stole a […]

Man robbed, shot after responding to dating site listing

Man robbed, shot after responding to dating site listing

Ocala, Florida — Two suspects are in jail following a shooting at a local apartment complex. On Sunday, Ocala police arrived at Lynn San Apartments, located at 1949 Southwest 30th Court, Ocala, to find Derrick Leroy Owens Jr. covered in blood. Owens told police that he had contacted a white female, later identified as Emily Kate […]

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