Man shot former Florida Gator kicker in face

Man shot former Florida Gator kicker in face

[Last updated on March 9, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.] Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is currently investigating a shooting in the 2100 block of SE 15th Lane. The 911 call came in just before 1 a.m. Initial reports to Ocala Post stated that a A 19-year-old male had allegedly accidentally shot himself in […]

Ocala man crashed car after he was shot

Ocala man crashed car after he was shot

Ocala, Florida — At approximately 12:55 a.m., while patrolling his zone, Ocala Police Officer Amado Burgos spotted a vehicle that had flipped in an empty parking lot at the corner of South Pine Avenue and Southwest Broadway Street. Officer Burgos then made contact with two citizens who were assisting the driver of the overturned vehicle, […]

Sisters, 11 and 15, murdered their 16-year-old brother

Sisters, 11 and 15,  murdered their 16-year-old brother

White Springs, Florida — Additional information is now available in the murder of a 16-year-old boy in Columbia County, Florida. Detectives with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office determined that Nicole Kornegay, 11, assisted her sister, Misty “Ariel” Renee Kornegay, 15, in the murder of their 16-year-old brother, Damien Kornegay, and both teens have been arrested […]

Ocala man shot in eye

Ocala man shot in eye

Ocala, Florida — Detectives with the Ocala Police Department are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred on Saturday. The shooting happened in the 1900 block of West Silver Springs Boulevard, near the Big Apple grocery store. According to reports, Kevin Hart, 26, was struck by one of many bullets that were fired. Several of the […]

Woman remains in critical condition after Christmas morning shooting

Woman remains in critical condition after Christmas morning shooting

Marion Oaks, Florida — Mary Lou Hutson, 55, remains in critical condition following a Christmas morning’s shooting in the 6000 block of SW 131st Lane, Marion Oaks. Detectives believe Preston Daniel Pollard, 23, drove all the way from Venus, Texas, for the sole purpose to shoot the victims. When he arrived at the residence, he […]

Ocala shooting leaves one dead

Ocala shooting leaves one dead

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is investigating a shooting at Spring Manor Apartments, located at 2851 NE 7th Street, Ocala. Known drug-dealer, Antonio “DaBoss” Jones, 23, was shot multiple times at approximately 8:30 a.m. on December 29. According to public information officer, Sergeant Angy Scroble, Jones later died from his injuries. He was […]

Detective: “Rape should not be a crime” – Women being raped throws a state law in the spotlight

Detective: “Rape should not be a crime” – Women being raped throws a state law in the spotlight

Citizens across the U.S., namely women, are talking about an Indiana law that allows for police officers to be shot. Some women want the law to be passed in states where sexual assaults by police officers on females have a high percentage rate, and they want the law to be extended to outside the home. […]

Man shot to death in his car

Man shot to death in his car

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Division is currently working a homicide investigation at the Quail Run Apartment Complex off of County Road 475A in southwest Marion County. 38-year-old Gregory Keith Ellis, was found shot to death in a 2006 blue Ford Taurus at 1765 S.W. 107th Lane. A resident told […]

Ocala police are investigating a homicide

Ocala police are investigating a homicide

Ocala, Florida — At approximately 9:48 p.m., Ocala Police Officers responded to 2011 NW 9th Road in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, contact was made with a resident who claimed his roommate was inside the home with what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Officers went inside the residence and did locate a deceased man […]

More details surface after father kills 6 grandchildren and his daughter

More details surface after father kills 6 grandchildren and his daughter

  Bell, Florida — Authorities said Don Spirit, 51, a felon, routinely beat his children and grandchildren. Don Spirit shot his daughter, Sarah Spirit, 28, as well as her six children with a .45 caliber handgun, before turning the gun on himself. The children were 2-month-old Alanna Stewart; Brandon Stewart, 4; Destiny Stewart, 5; Johnathon […]

Information needed involving shooting of a 10-year-old

Information needed involving shooting of a 10-year-old

  Sanford, Florida — Sanford Police are asking for the assistance of the community to locate Daquan Butts, aka Bobo, age 21, who shot ten-year-old Jeremiah Taylor on the evening of September 4, 2014. At approximately 7:38 p.m., multiple 911 calls came in reporting a shooting near the intersection of W. 13th Place and Oleander. […]

Ocala mother and baby shot

Ocala mother and baby shot

  Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is investigating a shooting with multiple shots being fired that occurred at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday. The incident took place at the Ocala Place Apartments on Northwest First Avenue, Ocala. Lieutenant Dan Wilson, with the Ocala Police Department, said Kendra Tucker and her ten-month-old son were each […]

Citra shooting suspects now in custody

Citra shooting suspects now in custody

  Citra, Florida — Yarnell Bagley, 20, of Citra was captured by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension Unit, along with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Investigations Unit working with both the Ocala Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force. Bagley was placed in handcuffs around 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, […]

Wal-Mart parking lot shooting: No Charges

Wal-Mart parking lot shooting: No Charges

Ocala, Florida — No charges for Colt Thriemer, 20, for the shooting death of Thomas James Brown, 21. The State Attorney’s Office said Thriemer is protected by the “Stand Your Ground” law. The shooting took place on July 9, 2014. According to a very detailed e-mail sent to Ocala Post, friend Stephanie Torres stopped by […]

Spring Manor Apartments shooting over females and drugs

Spring Manor Apartments shooting over females and drugs

Ocala, Florida — On July 25, 2014, at approximately 1:37 a.m., the Ocala Police Department received a call in reference to a subject having been shot at Spring Manor Apartments, 2851 NE 7th St., Ocala, Florida. As a result of this incident, Jaire Burgess, 19, died. The investigation has been ongoing. On today’s date, July […]

Police pull extra detail at Spring Manor Apartments following shooting; could be more to story

Police pull extra detail at Spring Manor Apartments following shooting; could be more to story

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department now has the dangerous task of protection detail at Spring Manor Apartments following today’s shooting death of 19-year-old Jaire Burgess. Pulling detail tonight was K-9 Sergeant Erica Hay and K-9 Officer Casey Walsh. Dressed in full tactical uniforms, including bulletproof vests, they were ready to begin their shifts. […]

Overnight shooting leaves one dead

Overnight shooting leaves one dead

Ocala, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Special Investigations Detectives are gathering evidence and talking to numerous witnesses after a fatal shooting incident in a parking lot. It all started just after 11 p.m., Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 34 Bahia Ave., Silver Springs Shores when a 911 call indicated someone had been […]

Belleview shooting suspects behind bars

Belleview shooting suspects behind bars

Belleview, Florida — Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of 28-year-old Candice Ambrose. Malik Jones, 28, of Belleview, was arrested at 6:30 p.m. on July 1, 2014. He faces a charge of Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. Rickey Brown, 26, of Summerfield, was arrested at 8:55 p.m. […]