Marion County, Florida (June 1, 2017) – At approximately 9:00 p.m., on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) deputies were dispatched to a residence located at 5645 SE 102nd Place in Belleview in reference to a home invasion robbery and shooting. When units arrived on scene, they found two gunshot victims, a 18- year old male and 37- year old female, who both had non-life threatening injuries. Witnesses told
deputies that suspect, Eboni Porter (DOB: 12/10/1994), came to the house looking for the male victim. When she wasn’t allowed in the house, Eboni and her sister, Nakia Porter (DOB: 01/04/1999), their mother, Charronda Rhem (DOB: 07/09/1974) and other subjects entered the house armed with handguns. The victims were then shot and the suspects fled the scene. A motive for the crime is unclear at this time.
Detectives located and arrested Rhem, Eboni and Nakia for Home Invasion Robbery with a Deadly Weapon. They are being held in the Marion County Jail on $30,000 bond. The investigation is still on-going and additional charges may be forthcoming. If you have any information about this incident, please call Detective Billy Burleson at 352-368-3542 or to remain anonymous, call the Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP or 352-368-7867. Text tips to 274637 using keyword 368STOP. Tips can also be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com. For Crime Stoppers, please reference 17-73 in your tip.
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