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


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MCSO deputies keep the area secure as they search for the shooter. [Photo-Ocala Post]
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, however investigators were not sure if there was more than one shooter.

Investigators said that the shooter(s) fled the scene before units could arrive.

The sheriff’s office utilized multiple patrol units, K-9 units, and air units, but they could not locate the suspect(s).

Officials said they are still investigating and did not know what led to the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Anyone with information can 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 Anonymity is guaranteed.

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