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Ocala Police investigating murder

Father shot and killed in Ocala

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OCALA, Fla. (WOGX FOX 51) -

Ocala police are searching for a suspect who fatally shot a man after a confrontation last night.

At 9:32 p.m. last night, the Ocala Police Department received a call of shots being fired in the 1900 block of Southwest 3rd Street. Responding Officers arrived and found 40-year old Julius Jerome Jacobs on the ground suffering from a gun shot wound. Emergency responders pronounced Jacobs dead at the scene.

Witnesses at the scene said that Jacobs was involved in some type of altercation with three men just prior to being shot.

The Ocala Police Department is currently investigating and are seeking the assistance of anyone who may have information about this incident. Anyone with information may call crime stoppers at 352-368-7867 (STOP) or (352) 369-7000.  

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