A man is now dead as result of Saturday night gun violence in Ocala. Police say that the victim suffered injuries sustained in a shooting incident. The incident unfolded Saturday evening at approximately 9:40 p.m., prompting a swift response from the Ocala Police Department to the 1700 block of NW 1st St.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a man with a gunshot wound, and he was immediately trauma alerted to the hospital in critical condition. Despite the best efforts of medical professionals, the victim’s injuries proved fatal.
As the investigation into this tragic shooting continues, the OPD urges anyone with information to come forward. If you have details pertaining to the incident, please contact the OPD at 352-369-7000. Alternatively, anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Marion County by dialing **TIPS or online at OcalaCrimeStoppers.com.
The Ocala Police Case number for this incident is #202400017351. Authorities seek the cooperation of the community in assisting with any information that may lead to a resolution in this unfortunate case.