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One Injured in Ocala Walmart Shooting

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OCALA — Approximately mid-day on Saturday, Walmart on 40 East near Silver Springs was evacuated due to a shooting.

Sources say that one gunman entered Walmart through the garden center and pulled out a gun inside of the store.

Five rounds were fired following a verbal altercation, and one person was injured before the gunman fled the scene.

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Walmart was immediately evacuated and the intersection of 40 and baseline was closed as police officers arrived.

One person has been transported for medical treatment.

Police have advised to avoid the area as the investigation continues.

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No other updates are available at this time.

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Katy Like
Katy Like is a local freelance writer, nature lover and mom. As an Ocala native, her goal is to share important news and events with central Florida families.

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