Deputies: Marion County Walmart evacuated after bomb threat found on wall

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — Marion County deputies said they’ve evacuated a Walmart store after a bomb threat was found on a wall.

Deputies said the store, which is located at 34 Bahia Ave. in Ocala, is closed due to the threat, which was found written on the wall near the women’s restroom.


Investigators are asking people to avoid the area, and Greenway Elementary has been placed on a “Code Yellow” as a precaution.

Stay tuned to Channel 9 Eyewitness News for updates.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.