Fight turns deadly in Marion County

Deputies looking for alleged shooter

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MARION COUNTY, Fla. - The Marion County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened at 17025 SE 249 Terrance in Umatilla, Saturday afternoon.

Deputies said a fight started between 26-year-old Brandon Simmons and 37-year-old Lamar Maddox.

Deputies said Maddox pulled out a handgun and shot Simmons several times.

Witnesses chased after Maddox, but lost him in a wooded area, deputies said.

Maddox has not been located since the incident. Simmons was transported to the Villages Hospital where he later passed away.

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