Ocala police discuss arrest of man accused of deadly shooting at Paddock Mall


Police in Ocala are holding a news conference Monday morning to share details on the arrest of a man suspected in a deadly shooting at the Paddock Mall.

Officials said Albert Shell Jr. is in police custody after weeks of searching for him.

The shooting happened just two days before Christmas as shoppers were inside the mall.

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Shell is accused of shooting and killing 40-year-old Davis Barron and shooting another bystander in the leg.

Ocala police shared a video on social media showing Shell’s arrest.

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Police said they worked with the United States Marshals Service to make the arrest.

Ocala police are planning to hold a news conference Monday at 9:30 a.m. to share more details.

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Channel 9 will have a crew at the news conference and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.

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