Man, 26, shot and killed at Ocala WingHouse

Last Updated: Monday, June 19, 2017, 3:21 PM EDT

A 26-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday at a Ker's WingHouse in Ocala, police said.

  • Shooting in parking lot of WingHouse in Ocala
  • Man, 26, transported to area hospital, where he died
  • Suspect, a 23-year-old, arrested on 2nd-degree murder charge

Ocala Police officers responded at about 9:52 p.m. to the restaurant located at 2145 East Silver Springs Blvd., to a report of a shooting.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found Jonathan Sullivan in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to an area hospital, where he died.

The shooting suspect, 23-year-old Robert Bavle, was apprehended at the scene. After the initial investigation, Bavle was charged with second-degree murder and booked into the Marion County jail.

The investigation is ongoing, police said. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Mat Steckman at 352-369-7147 or Crime Stoppers at 368-STOP (7867).