UPDATE: At the conclusion of the investigation it was determined that Latrell Sawyer did commit an armed robbery that resulted in the victim being shot. A warrant was issued for Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon, Armed Robbery, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Sawyer had made his way to Alachua County, where he stole a vehicle and began his travel to South Carolina. He has been apprehended in Berkeley County, South Carolina after he was involved in an accident with the stolen vehicle. He is being held in the Berkeley County Jail awaiting his return to Marion County.
MICANOPY SHOOTING – HELP US LOCATE A PERSON OF INTEREST
On Monday, June 1, 2020, deputies responded to NW 216th Lane in Micanopy in reference to a shooting. When they arrived the located the victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound, he was transported to the hospital with life threating injuries. During the course of the investigation, 24-year-old Latrell Sawyer has been developed as a person of interest. MCSO Major Crimes detectives would like to speak with Mr. Sawyer. If you have any information on his whereabouts, please call Det. Joe Miller at (352) 368-6806.