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1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Marion County truck stop

The shooting happened at about 2 a.m. at a Pilot truck stop at 2020 SW Hwy. 484
Credit: KUSA

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — The Marion County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting early Sunday morning at a truck stop on Highway 484 just off I-75.

At about 2:10 a.m., deputies responded to a disturbance call at the Pilot truck stop at 2020 SW Hwy. 484 in Ocala. When they arrived, they found two people had been shot at the scene, and there was a large crowd that had gathered, the MCSO said.

One of the two people shot, 22-year-old Zion Willis, died from his injuries, the sheriff's office said. First responders took the other victim to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call the Marion County Sheriff's Office at 352-732-9111 or CrimeStoppers of Marion County at 352- 368-STOP.