Fourth Man Arrested in Connection to Biker Gang Shooting During Bikefest

July 24, 2017

NAPLES, Fla. – The fourth man suspected of being involved in a shooting that occurred during the Leesburg Bikefest that ended in the death of David Donovan earlier this year was located and is now in custody according to a Leesburg Police Department report. The Lake County State Attorney’s office issued an arrest warrant for four suspects, reportedly believed to be members of The Outlaws motorcycle club, after the suspects were allegedly…


One Dead and One Hospitalized in Second Shooting of the Night in Mount Dora

July 22, 2017

MOUNT DORA, Fla. – Lake County Deputies responded to a 911 call in reference to a shooting in Mount Dora hours after a previous shooting at Wal-Mart according to a press release. Deputies received the call around 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning and were dispatched near the 2000 block of Sheridan Road in Mount Dora. Upon arrival, deputies located two men who were suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the victims found in…


Man Airlifted After Being Shot at Clermont Denny’s

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July 2, 2017

CLERMONT, Fla. – A man was airlifted to Central Florida Hospital after he was shot during an argument that occurred early Sunday morning according to deputies. A Lake County Sheriff’s Office spokesman, Sgt. Fred Jones stated that deputies responded to Denny’s restaurant located at 25 Town Center Blvd. at approximately 6:11 am Sunday morning after receiving reports of a shooting. Restaurant staff told deputies that two customers became engaged in an argument…


Suspect Detained After Shooting at The Crossings Apartments

March 23, 2017

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. Police detained the shooter, an adult male, while rendering aid to the victim awaiting medical services, also an adult male. According to reports, the victim was shot once in the upper torso, and was flown to Ocala Regional Medical…


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 Iozzi, police responded to the store after a caller reported a fight in the parking lot, however, the suspects had already fled the scene before police arrived. Witnesses reported that…


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 Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Sabal Pipeline at 9:00 am Sunday morning after receiving reports of a man shooting at the pipeline and equipment using a high-powered rifle….


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 was standing at the end of the driveway with a gunshot wound on the left side of her body according to the report. The victim told officers that her father,…


Mass Shooting Plot at Villages Charter Middle School Foiled

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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 rumor that was circulating through the student body which stated that there was going to be a mass shooting planned by a student at the school and was expected to happen…


Ocala Teen Arrested for Attmepted Murder After Dispute During Card Game

An Ocala teen was arrested and charged with attempted murder after shooting a friend during a card game dispute.
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 a friend during a dispute in a card game. Police responded to the home on NW 20th Avenue at approximately 1:38 am on Tuesday in response to a call reporting…


Shooter Identified in VA Clinic Shooting

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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 9:00 am Tuesday armed with an AR-15 rifle. According to the source, Cometa entered the office and aimed the rifle at an unnamed person working at the Clinic. A single…