Shooting investigation underway in Ocala, police say

Victim taken to area hospital

By Adrienne Cutway - Web Editor

OCALA, Fla. - An investigation is underway after a person was shot Monday afternoon, according to the Ocala Police Department.

Police said the shooting happened behind a Dollar General store at 1111 West Silver Springs Boulevard. Few details about the incident were provided, but police officials said they are looking for suspects.

The shooting victim was taken to undergo surgery. Police said around 6:30 p.m. that there was no immediate threat to the community.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Sgt. Buchbinder at 352-427-2708.

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