Homicide investigation underway after man found fatally shot in Marion County

Deputies identified victim as Briell Alexander Vickers, 21

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MARION COUNTY, Fla. – The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says a fatal shooting was reported Wednesday night.

Records show deputies responded to SW 46th Circle around 9 p.m. to investigate a shooting and found one person dead in a car. The man was identified as 21-year-old Briell Alexander Vickers.

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Officials said they are conducting a homicide investigation and looking for persons-of-interest who may have information on the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Annemarie Larocque at (352) 369-6805. Anyone who would like to remain anonymous can contact Marion County Crime Stoppers at (352) 368-STOP and reference tip number 21-47.

The investigation is ongoing.