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Suspect Detained After Shooting at The Crossings Apartments

March 23, 2017 |

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LEESBURG – Shortly after 4:30 p.m Wednesday, officers with the Leesburg Police Department responded to a call from The Crossings apartment complex regarding a shooting incident. The incident involved two roommates.

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Police Search for Suspects Involved in Possible Shooting at 7 Stars Discount

March 20, 2017 |

LEESBURG – Police are searching for suspects involved in a fight that took place in the parking lot of the 7 Stars Discount store located on Main Street in Leesburg Monday afternoon, according to Leesburg Police Lt. Joe Iozzi.

According to … Read More

Sabal Pipeline Shooting Suspect Killed by Deputies After High Speed Chase

February 26, 2017 |

FLORAL CITY – A man who was a suspect for allegedly shooting at the Sabal Pipeline early Sunday morning was fatally shot by deputies during a high-speed chase according to reports.

According to the reports, the incident began in Dunnellon when … Read More

Leesburg Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

February 18, 2017 |

LEESBURG – A Leesburg Man was arrested just after midnight Saturday morning after allegedly shooting his daughter and wife according to police.

Leesburg police responded to the residence on Crest Avenue in response to a shooting.

When officers arrived, one victim … Read More

Mass Shooting Plot at Villages Charter Middle School Foiled

January 27, 2017 |

THE VILLAGES-   Two students that attend the Villages Charter Middle School were arrested on Thursday after officials learned of their plot of a mass shooting at the school.

On Tuesday, school officials and the resource officer were notified about a … Read More

Ocala Teen Arrested for Attmepted Murder After Dispute During Card Game

January 11, 2017 |

OCALA – An Ocala teen was arrested in the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 10 according to the Ocala Police Department.

According to police, 19-year-old Tariq Douglas was arrested and charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot and injured … Read More

Shooter Identified in VA Clinic Shooting

December 13, 2016 |

THE VILLAGES  – The shooter responsible for the incident that took place early Tuesday morning has been identified as 60-year-old veteran Stephen Cometa according to a source.

Cometa entered the VA Clinic located on Mulberry Lane in The Villages just after … Read More

Active Shooter Incident at The Villages VA Clinic

December 13, 2016 | 3

THE VILLAGES – Marion County Deputies along with SWAT and FBI were called out to the VA Clinic in The Villages located at 8700 SE 165th Mulberry Lane early Tuesday morning in response to an active shooter incident.

According to one witness, a … Read More

Man Killed in Deputy Involved Shooting in Fruitland Park

December 7, 2016 |

FRUITLAND PARK – One man is dead after an incident that occurred on Picciola Road in Fruitland Park according to deputies.

Lake County deputies responded to a hit-and-run call near Fruitland Discount Beverage, a gas station commonly referred to as JR’s … Read More

Second Suspect in Leesburg WalMart Fatal Shooting Arrested

November 14, 2016 |

LEESBURG – After almost two months, the second suspect involved in the fatal shooting at the Leesburg WalMart has been arrested according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting that occurred in the WalMart parking lot on September 19 earlier … Read More