DEPUTY AND CITIZEN SHOT IN PARKING LOT ON MARICAMP RD. We need your help.
On December 10, 2023, at approximately 2:15 a.m., a shooting occurred outside of Club Time, located at 9355 SE Maricamp Road. During the shooting, Marion County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Kenneth Warner and a citizen, Ricard Brown, were shot. Deputy Warner and Brown are expected to recover fully from their injuries.
We know that there were over 100 individuals in that parking lot; someone saw something. Please find the courage to come forward and let us know if you saw anything suspicious or have any information about who may be responsible. The Florida Sheriff’s Association, in partnership with the Florida Office of the Attorney General, is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for a tip that leads to an arrest. If you have any information, please call the Marion County Sheriff’s Office at (352) 732-9111.
If you wish to remain anonymous, a reward of up to $3,000 is available through Crime Stoppers of Marion County for any tip that leads to the arrest of the individual responsible for the shooting. To qualify for the reward, tips must be submitted anonymously through the Crime Stoppers tip line at (352) 368-STOP (7867).
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Crime Stoppers is a country wide program designed to assist law enforcement agencies solve crimes.
The program provides an anonymous tipline, web and text tipping to encourage citizens in the community to provide information to assist law enforcement agencies fight against crime.
Crime Stoppers is based on the principle that “someone other than the criminal has the information that can solve the crime” and was created to combat the three major obstacles faced by law enforcement in generating that information:
- Fear of reprisal
- An attitude of apathy
- Reluctance to get involved
Callers will remain anonymous and are eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00 if the information provided directly to Crime Stoppers leads to an arrest, the recovery of stolen property or the recovery or seizure of any illegal drugs or narcotics.