Man arrested in deadly shooting at Ocala nightclub

19-year-old woman killed after gunfire in parking lot


OCALA, Fla. – Marion County deputies arrested on Monday the man who they say was involved in the Ocala nightclub shooting that killed a 19-year-old woman.

Laquan Ria'Mel Barrow, 24, was charged with attempted second-degree murder and second-degree murder in the death of Benetria Robinson outside of Cloud 9 Club on South Pine Avenue earlier this month.

Six people were shot in the parking lot of the club, according to deputies. Robinson died at the scene and the other five victims were transported to local hospitals.

Deputies said Barrow retained an attorney and did not provide any further statements to detectives after he was arrested. He is being held at the Marion County Jail with no bond.

The investigation is ongoing. 

"This type of lawless activity will not be tolerated in Marion County and our citizens can rest assured that we will not rest until all the individuals who took part in this heinous act are brought to justice," said Sheriff Chris Blair in a release.