Boy, 16, dies after being shot multiple times at apartments in Ocala, police say

OCALA, Fla. — Ocala police are investigating after a 16-year-old was shot and killed late Thursday.

At about 9:30 p.m., officers responded to a shooting at the Sutton Place apartments at 523 NE 23rd Circle in Ocala.

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Police said the 16-year-old boy suffered a multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP.

Officers did not provide any suspect information.

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No other information was available.

This is a developing story. Check back and watch Eyewitness News for live updates.

Jeff Deal

Jeff Deal, WFTV.com

I joined the Eyewitness News team as a reporter in 2006.

Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.