Fight turns deadly in Marion County
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.