Man wanted on child abuse charges shoots himself as a search warrant is served at his home, SWAT responds

Published: Dec. 17, 2021 at 6:29 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Alachua County Sheriff’s deputies say a man killed himself while they were serving a search warrant at his home.

Ramon Tocabens was wanted on child abuse charges.

Around 7:15 a.m., deputies say they went to his apartment at Oaks Condominiums on West Newberry Road.

They say they heard a gunshot.

A SWAT team responded to the scene and sent a robot into the apartment.

They found Tocabens’ body with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

This investigation is ongoing.

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