Local teen arrested in recent homicde at Ocala nightclub
On 01-13-2011 the Ocala Police Department responded to a homicide at Gracies Cougar Lounge at 3305 East Silver Springs Blvd. The victim was identified as Daniel Duddler Davis.
On 01-18-2011 at 6:30 PM Detective Mike Bowman arrested Roderick Ranard Mitchell, black male, 12-03- 1992, in connection with the murder of Daniel Davis. After an extensive investigation Ocala Police Detectives developed leads and suspects which culminated in an interview with Roderick Mitchell . Mitchell ultimately confessed to being in an altercation inside the Cougar Lounge with victim Daniel Davis. Mitchell stated the altercation started when Davis was harassing his girlfriend, Mitchell stated Davis told him he had a gun and when they confronted each other in the parking lot he shot Davis.
Roderick Mitchell was arrested and charged with homicide and transported to the Marion County Jail with no bond.