Search underway for missing 75-year-old Citrus County woman

Diane McInnis reported missing

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating a missing 75-year-old woman last seen Monday evening.

According to deputies, Diane Mcinnis was last seen around 10 p.m. leaving her home on foot in the area of West Finch Court in Homosassa.

It is unknown what she was last seen wearing or her direction of travel.

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DeSantis issues statewide safer-at-home order to curb coronavirus

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a statewide safer-at-home order on Wednesday afternoon to curb the rate of infection in his state during the global coronavirus pandemic.

The order will go into effect at midnight Thursday and last for at least 30 days.

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Sheriff’s Office investigates Crystal River homicide

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that may have been the result of a domestic dispute.

Deputies responded on Monday to a residence in the area of North Andri Drive in Crystal River in reference to a well-being check.

Deputies made contact with an injured 50-year-old woman inside the home. She was eventually transported from the residence to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries.

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First death recorded in Citrus County COVID10 battle

An 80-year-old Citrus County resident diagnosed with COVID-19 passed away today.

This is the first COVID-19 death in Citrus County.

We are expressing our condolences to the person’s family and will continue to work with the Florida Department of Health (DOH) and our community partners to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Argument leads to shooting in Beverly HIlls

Shortly before 8 a.m. today, Deputies with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Beverly Hills neighborhood in response to shots fired.

Upon arrival, deputies made contact with witnesses and the 62-year-old shooter.

The witnesses said that the shooter was engaged in an argument with the victim, a 32-year-old resident of the neighborhood. As the incident escalated the shooter fired a weapon at the victim, hitting him in the chest.

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CCSO responds to shooting at residence in beverly hills

Today, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Citrus County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a residence in the area of West Alamo Drive in Beverly Hills in reference to a possible shooting.

Upon arrival, deputies quickly learned that one of the occupants inside the home was shot and the gunman remained inside the residence.

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