- Deputies called to scene just before 12:30 p.m.
- Vehicle of interest identified in case
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Deputies responded to the scene located near St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church at 5030 Mariner Boulevard just before 12:30 p.m. after receiving a report that a person at the location had been shot.
When they arrived they found a man suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was treated on the scene, then transported to a nearby trauma center. He is reportedly in stable condition.
Officials said the shooting may have occurred in the parking lot of the church and the shooting does not appear to be random.
A suspect is not yet in custody. However, investigators have identified a vehicle of interest – see picture below:
The Sheriff’s Office asks if you are familiar with the vehicle or have any information about the incident that you contact Detective D. Kortman at 352-754-6830. Tipsters can also report information and remain anonymous by calling 1-866-990-TIPS.