LEESBURG, Fla. — Lake County deputies arrested a gunman after he killed a man Wednesday afternoon.
Deputies said 57-year-old James Carlton of Fruitland Park is charged with killing a 27-year-old man in Leesburg.
The shooting happened around 2:50 p.m. on Whitney Road.
Deputies said the victim was driving with another person on Whitney Road when he recognized Carlton driving, and they both stopped.
After a short conversation, Carlton shot the victim in the head and fled the scene, deputies said.
The victim was taken to a hospital, where he died.
Deputies said Carlton was later tracked to a bar in Marion County, where he was arrested without incident.
Carlton was booked into the Marion County Jail on a murder charge.
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