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Home Arrests UPDATE: Gunman in Custody and One Victim Deceased

UPDATE: Gunman in Custody and One Victim Deceased

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OCALA — One man is in custody following a shooting at the Ocala Walmart on SR 40.

The shooting occurred mid-day Saturday and police have described it as a domestic violence altercation ending with multiple gunshots inside of the store.

A 30 year old female was shot multiple times. CPR was performed and she was transported to the hospital and later passed due to her injuries.

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The gunman fleeing Walmart prompted a police search, evacuation, and the closure of major nearby intersections.

Police have released information that a 55 year old man is now in custody and being treated for self-inflicted gunshot wounds.

Names involved have not yet been released as police investigate and contact next of kin. There are no outstanding suspects 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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