Deputies: Man killed, woman injured in Sumter County

Homicide investigation underway


SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. – A 29-year-old man was killed and a woman was injured at a residence in Bushnell early Friday morning, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said they were called to Hunt Avenue at about 4 a.m. and found the woman injured and the man dead “as a result of homicidal violence.”

The woman was taken to an area hospital for treatment. The man was later identified as Marquis Duggs, 29.

Authorities have not released further details about what happened at the residence.

A homicide investigation is underway.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office at 352-793-2621.

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