Wanted: Lake County deputies search for attempted murder suspect

Victim shot on Jan. 20 in Umatilla

Jack Lamar Benn Brown II and the vehicle he was last seen driving. (Image: Lake County Sheriff's Office) (WKMG 2020)

LAKE COUNTY, Fla.UPDATE: Deputies say Jack Lamar Benn Brown has turned himself in. Read more here.

Original story below:

Investigators with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office are asking the community to be on the look out for a man they say shot another man, leaving him with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives are attempting to locate Jack Lamar Benn Brown II, 34, who is wanted on attempted homicide and shooting into a dwelling charges.

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According to a news release, Brown is accused of shooting the victim on Jan. 20 at 11:20 a.m. in Umatilla. Authorities did not say what led up to the shooting.

Detectives have a warrant for Brown’s arrest and say if he is spotted, people should not approach him but instead call 911 as he may be armed.

Brown could be driving a dark-colored BMW car with the Florida tag KGMR68.

Anonymous tipsters can also call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.