Lake City man found shot dead, according to deputies

“Deputies will work around the clock to solve this heinous crime”

Lake City man found shot dead, according to deputies

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. — A 54-year-old man was found shot dead Thursday night, according to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.

Around 7 p.m., deputies say they were dispatched to a person shot at the 300 block of SW Donovan Glenn near a running vehicle.

According to detectives, the victim was 54-year-old Linville Curtis.

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“Our detectives and deputies will work around the clock to solve this heinous crime and give closure to the family.” Sheriff Mark Hunter said. “With crimes of this nature, the first few days are critical, therefore if you have information please contact us immediately.”

Detectives are asking that anyone who had contact with Mr. Linville on February 13th between 2 pm and 7 pm to please call and speak to a detective at 386-758-1095.