Man arrested in shooting near SE Hwy 42 in Weirsdale

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WEIRSDALE, FLA. (WCJB) — A man was arrested after the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting that happened near the 15000 block on SE Highway 42 in Weirsdale Thursday morning.

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According to MCSO, around 5:30 a.m. a man showed up to a neighbor’s house near 15500 SE Highway 42 with gun shot wounds.

When deputies arrived at the man’s home they heard another man shooting a gun inside. MCSO called SWAT but he surrendered before they arrived.

A perimeter was set up, shutting down traffic on SE Highway 42 in both directions, but as of 9:37 a.m. both lanes have been re-opened.

The identity of the shooting suspect has not been released.