Man shot, killed near Umatila; Lake County detective ask for tips in investigation

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimeline

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UMATILLA, Fla. – Lake County detectives are investigating a shooting death that happened near Umatilla Tuesday.

According to a news release, Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call of shots fired in the 38000 block of Merrell Ave., Tuesday afternoon.

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When they got there, deputies said they found 31-year-old Antwain Jamar Hart with a gunshot. First responders attempted to transport Hart to a hospital, but he died on the way there, according to the release.

Investigators later learned Hart’s rented 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen during the incident, and was later found in the parking lot of the First Church of God in Eustis.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477

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