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Citrus County murder suspect arrested in Ocala

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Holub's last known address is in Bradenton but he is well known to authorities in Citrus County. Holub's last known address is in Bradenton but he is well known to authorities in Citrus County.
FLORAL CITY (FOX 13) -

Authorities have made an arrest in connection with the shooting death of Deseray Lynn Bowles.

Police arrested Gregory Scott Holub, 29, around 3 a.m. at a hotel in Ocala. They had been searching for him since the 24-year-old Bowles was shot and killed in Floral City early Sunday.

"We believe the shooting occurred off of Rabbit Lane," explained Citrus County SO Public Information Officer Heather Yates. "However, we were called to respond to Sleepy Hollow, which is a local restaurant here."

Bowles was found by responding deputies at a local bar and restaurant, which is about a two minute drive from the residence where investigators believe the shooting actually happened.

Richard Bass owns Sleepy Hollow and says he received quite a surprise when he arrived to get ready for the breakfast crowd Sunday morning.

"There were 15 cruisers here - all had lights on," Bass said. "I thought the bar was on fire. I didn't know what was going on."

Bass claims she was shot in her car and drove as far as she could, but authorities are staying tight lipped about some of the details of the shooting.

"One of the passengers in the front seat had to take control of the car," said Bass. "They made it in here and called 9-1-1."

A surveillance camera in the restaurant's parking lot captured the vehicle pulling in but little else. Bowles was transported to Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness where she was pronounced dead.

Richard Moralis lives at the home on Rabbit lane where the shooting occurred. He says he witnessed the whole thing go down.  

Moralis wouldn't say much except that Holub is getting a raw deal.

"Right now, it's just looking like all fingers are pointing at him," he added. "That's not how it went down."

The sheriff's office found Holub at the Friendship Inn in Ocala.

Holub has served two stints in the state prison system and is listed as a registered sex offender because of a 2003 lewd and lascivious battery conviction out of Citrus County.

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