Teen shot in drive-by removed from life support

Teen shot in drive-by removed from life support

Ocala, Florida — A 17-year-old who was shot in a drive-by shooting, has died. According to a press release, Rizaki Germaine Johnson was removed from life support on Wednesday. The case has been upgraded to a Homicide. On September 28, Ocala police responded to the 400 block of Northwest Ninth Street just after 10 p.m., following a […]

Two teens shot following drive-by shooting, one critical

Two teens shot following drive-by shooting, one critical

  [Last updated on September 29, 2016, at 11 a.m.] Ocala police said that the female victim, 13, who was shot in the stomach, underwent surgery and was released Thursday. OPD originally stated that she was in critical condition. Ocala, Florida — Two teens  —  ages 13 and 17 — were reported as being in critical condition after a […]

Man fires several shotgun rounds into occupied home

Man fires several shotgun rounds into occupied home

Ocala, Florida — A man was arrested after Marion County sheriff’s deputies say he fired several shotgun rounds into an occupied home. The incident happened on Northeast 172nd Place, Ocala. The victim told deputies that he and the suspect, Kevin Cornelius Mitchell, 30, had been working on a fence earlier in the day. According to […]

Two arrested in July 4th fireworks tent shooting

The shooter was a 14-year-old

Two arrested in July 4th fireworks tent shooting

  Silver Springs Shores — Marion County sheriff’s deputies arrested two people on Monday who were involved a shooting at a fireworks stand in the 7100 block of Maricamp Road. Quinnesha Roberts, 20, and Anquan Rashard Everett, 14, attempted to rob the fireworks stand and shot the security guard in the process. The shooting took […]

Third home invasion shooting in a little over a week

Third home invasion shooting in a little over a week

Ocala, Florida — For the third time since June 13, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion shooting. According to reports, the incident occurred on Northeast 44th Place, in MCSO’s North Central district, Ocala, on Tuesday, at approximately 2 a.m. There were several people home at the time of the home invasion. Investigators […]

Resident shoots intruder who had defecated himself

Home invasion turned into a stinky situation

Resident shoots intruder who had defecated himself

  A burglar was taken to a local hospital after he was shot by an occupant of the home he had entered. On Sunday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to Ocala Park Estates, in reference to a burglary in progress with shots fired. According to a press release, the suspect, Victor Alex Etherington, 27, […]

National Action Network takes aim at your right to keep and bear arms

National Action Network takes aim at your right to keep and bear arms

  Florida — Is Florida under attack?  Many Floridians say yes, as many organizations refer to Florida as the wild west. This includes many LGBTQ organizations. The Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ rights organization in the country, on Friday, stated that the organization is supporting stricter gun laws and want all “assault” rifles ban. Namely, […]

OPD shooting investigators: one teen arrested, one on the run

OPD shooting investigators: one teen arrested, one on the run

  Ocala, Florida — Delta Modican Jr., 17, a teen wanted for his involvement in a Silver Springs Boulevard shooting, has been arrested. On Thursday, Ocala Post published a wanted bulletin for two teens who shot Kiyoshi Blair, 19, on June 9, 2016. Not being politically correct, Ocala Post published their full names and photos. Thanks […]

Teens wanted in Silver Springs Boulevard shooting

Teens wanted in Silver Springs Boulevard shooting

  Ocala, Florida — On June 9, 2016, Ocala Police Department police officers responded to the 2700 block of East Silver Springs Boulevard, in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, police found Kiyoshi Blair, 19, lying on the ground at Northeast Third Street and East Silver Springs Boulevard. Detectives stated that Blair had been shot multiple […]

Man shot after front door was kicked in

Man shot after front door was kicked in

  Ocala, Florida — Investigators with the Ocala Police Department are investigating a shooting. According to a press release, on Sunday, at approximately 11:49 p.m., officers responded to the 1948 Northwest Sixth Street, to reports of shots having been fired. When police arrived, they found that the front door to the residence had been kicked […]

Shooting at On Top of the World, two dead

Shooting at On Top of the World, two dead

[Last updated on May 12, 2016, at 4:10 p.m.] Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting that occurred at 8747 Southwest 93rd Place — a residence at On Top of The World in the Friendship Colony neighborhood. The call came in at approximately 8:40 a.m. The MCSO SWAT team and Air-1 were […]

Reward offered for arrest in death of Ocala store clerk

Reward offered for arrest in death of Ocala store clerk

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding the person who shot and killed a store clerk. The shooting occurred during an attempted robbery on  April 22, 2016, at  the Jiffy Food Store, located at 2425 Northwest 10th Street, Ocala. Detectives said that at approximately 9:50 a.m., a […]

MCSO: Shooting investigation in TimberWalk neighborhood

MCSO: Shooting investigation in TimberWalk neighborhood

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the TimberWalk neighborhood near Marion Oaks. The incident location is the vicinity of Southwest 133rd Lane Road and Southwest 86th Avenue, Ocala. Marion County Sheriff’s Office Assistant Public Information Officer, Lauren Lettelier, said, “One person was shot and transported […]

Update: Victims of HWY 484 shooting were sitting in car

Update: Victims of HWY 484 shooting were sitting in car

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating a shooting that occurred near the RaceTrac, located at 1525 Southwest Highway 484, on March 31. According to newly released information, the victims’ car had broken down on Southwest 134th Street, just west of 16th Avenue Road, where they were waiting for assistance. According to […]

Shooting near Highway 484 RaceTrac, suspect(s) on the run

Shooting near Highway 484 RaceTrac, suspect(s) on the run

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting that occurred near the RaceTrac, located at 1525 Southwest Highway 484. According to officials on the scene, a male, who has not been identified, was shot in the foot. His injuries were non-life-threatening. Witnesses reported hearing more than one shot being fired, […]

Teen dies from gunshot wound, investigation underway

Teen dies from gunshot wound, investigation underway

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred at Greenfield’s Apartments on Monday. At approximately 6:30 p.m., 911 operators received a call in reference to shooting at 2950 Southeast 53rd Court, Ocala. Deputies were the first to arrive on the scene. Upon arrival, they found that Altwan E. Crim, […]