Marion County, Florida

Near Ocala

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Marion County Florida (Class A) BFRO

October 2013

I was walking my dog on October 18th, at around 9:00 to 9:10....We had just got back from dinner. We live in a subdivision that backs to the Ocala National Forest. As I was walking towards the end of the subdivision, where there is nothing but open land and empty lots, with some sporadic trees. While turning around, I saw a figure crouching down. It immediately caught me off guard and quite frankly scared the sh*t out of me. The minute I spotted the figure, I pulled back on my dog and grabbed my gun.... (I have a permit to carry and we have had a lot of neighbors reporting bears and wildlife in this area) I backed away from the figure and yelled, "I got a gun, I will shoot you....**and other things.. I had the leash in my left hand along with my flashlight. As I shinned the flashlight at this figure again, I yelled at it again.. "I will shoot you, I'm not kidding!" Thinking this was a hoax of some kind. My light caught this figure's face and I got a reflective shine back at me......

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Marion County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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