Paddock Mall shooter suspect apprehended

Albert Shell Jr. has been identified as a suspect in Saturday’s fatal shooting at the Paddock Mall, according to the Ocala Police Department. [Photo Courtesy of Marion County Jail Inmate Database]

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Posted January 8, 2024 |

Ocala Police Department announced this morning that they have apprehended Albert Shell, the suspect in the Dec. 23 Paddock Mall shooting.

Shell was arrested in Marion County, in or around the Florida Highlands during the early hours of Jan. 8.

OPD will be holding a press conference today at 9:30 a.m. streamed on their facebook page. 

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