Man found shot to death inside vehicle in Ocala, police say

32-year-old victim discovered on West Silver Springs Boulevard

Ocala police investigate after a 32-year-old man was found shot to death inside a vehicle
Ocala police investigate after a 32-year-old man was found shot to death inside a vehicle (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

OCALA, Fla. – A man was found fatally shot early Wednesday morning inside a vehicle in Ocala, according to police.

Sherman Samuels, 32, was found around 3:30 a.m. near the 3500 block of W. Silver Springs Blvd.

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Police arrested Tyre Patrick Meggie, 27, the next day by the Ocala SWAT team.

Officers urge anyone with information about the shooting to call 352-369-7000 or contact Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-7867.


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