Fight turns deadly in Marion County

Published On: May 04 2013 06:00:35 PM EDT

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that happened at 17025 SE 249 Terrance in Umatilla, Saturday afternoon.

Deputies said a fight started between 26-year-old Brandon Simmons and 37-year-old Lamar Maddox.

Deputies said Maddox pulled out a handgun and shot Simmons several times.

Witnesses chased after Maddox, but lost him in a wooded area, deputies said.

Maddox has not been located since the incident. Simmons was transported to the Villages Hospital where he later passed away.


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