Marion Co. Sheriff's Office
Emergency Messages as of 7:29 am, Thu. Jul. 9
No information currently posted.
Subscribe to receive FlashAlert messages from Marion Co. Sheriff's Office.
Primary email address for a new account:

And/or follow our FlashAlerts via Twitter

About FlashAlert on Twitter:

FlashAlert utilizes the free service Twitter to distribute emergency text messages. While you are welcome to register your cell phone text message address directly into the FlashAlert system, we recommend that you simply "follow" the FlashAlert account for Marion Co. Sheriff's Office by clicking on the link below and logging in to (or creating) your free Twitter account. Twitter sends messages out exceptionally fast thanks to arrangements they have made with the cell phone companies.

Click here to add Marion Co. Sheriff's Office to your Twitter account or create one.


Hide this Message

Manage my existing Subscription

News Release
Early Morning Shooting Leads to Arrest of 14 Year Old Juvenile - 06/23/20

On June 22nd, 2020, at approximately 2:20 am, deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the report of a 15-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his torso. The initial investigation suggested that he was shot by an acquaintance who had fled the scene by the time deputies arrived. The victim was transported by medics to a local hospital where he is currently in the Intensive Care Unit where he is recovering.

Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office were called to investigate the incident. Investigators recovered the handgun and learned it was purchased unlawfully by the juvenile suspect.  Final determination regarding the nature of the incident, whether accidental or purposeful, will be made after the investigation is complete.

On June 23rd, 2020, the juvenile suspect in the shooting surrendered at the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center. The suspect, a 14-year-old male, has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, and Unlawful Delivery of Marijuana.

View more news releases from Marion Co. Sheriff's Office.