MARION COUNTY, Fla. — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting at a truck stop early Sunday morning that left one person dead and sent another to the hospital.
Deputies responded to a 911 call from the Pilot truck stop on SW Highway 484 in Ocala just after 2 a.m. for reports of a large crowd causing a disturbance.
Investigators determined there had been an argument that escalated to a shooting.
One person was found shot to death on scene. A second shooting victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.
The sheriff’s office identified the deceased victim as 21-year-old Zion Willis.
They’re asking anyone with information on what happened to call them at (352) 732-9111 or call CrimeStoppers of Marion County anonymously at (352) 368-7867.