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21-year-old killed in double shooting in Marion County

Deputies ID victim as Antwan Williams

Two people were rushed to the hospital after a shooting in Marion County, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Two people were rushed to the hospital after a shooting in Marion County, according to the Sheriff’s Office. (WKMG)

MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A 21-year-old man was killed and another person was wounded Wednesday in a double shooting in Marion County, according to sheriff’s officals.

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said Antwan Williams died in the shooting, which happened in the area of 77th Loop and 22nd Terrace, about 5 miles south of Highway 329 and 2 miles east of U.S. 301.

Both victims were rushed to a hospital, where Williams died, officials said. The other victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to deputies.

Investigators said they believe the shooting was an isolated incident, but no other details, including information about the suspected shooter, have been released.

An investigation is ongoing.


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