Ocala police are investigating a homicide


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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 with apparent gunshot wounds.

The victim is a 41-year-old Hispanic male; identification is not being released pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information in this investigation is asked to contact the Ocala Police Department at 352-369-7000 or tips may also be submitted through our mobile app, MyPD. Tips may also be submitted through Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP (7867), at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com , or by texting keyword 368STOP to 274637.