Marion County detectives investigating homicide
CITRA, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - The Marion County Sheriff's Office says that they have Major Crimes detectives investigating a homicide and attempted homicide that occurred Tuesday morning in Citra.
They say that at about 6:30 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a home located on Northeast 162nd Place in reference to a disturbance.
Deputies say that upon arrival, they located one male deceased inside the home and two other men wounded. Both wounded individuals were transported to the hospital. The victim who is living is listed in critical condition.
The Marion County Sheriff's Office says that their detectives arrested 39-year-old Billy Dee Johnson for the Second Degree Murder of 65-year-old Alfred Jackson Jr. and the Attempted Second Degree Murder of 54-year-old Eclinton Thomas Jr.
They say that due to Johnson's admissions and inconsistent statements during interviews with their crime detectives, as well as physical evidence, Johnson was arrested.
He is currently being held at the Marion County Jail on no bond.