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Person shot during a robbery in Adamsville, Suspect arrested and charged

The victim was transported to a hospital in Ocala, Florida where he is listed in stable condition at this time.

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On January 14th, 2023, at approximately 0003 hrs, the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported shooting incident at or near the dead end of County Road 510 in Adamsville. During the investigation, it was learned that the victim, a Hispanic male was robbed at gunpoint and received a single gunshot wound to the back.

The victim was transported to a hospital in Ocala, Florida where he is listed in stable condition at this time.

Further investigation revealed the victim was shot and robbed by a black, male suspect who was identified as Joshua Aaron Timmons, 06/04/98.

Timmons was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder and Armed Robbery. Timmons was assisted in the crime with two co-defendants identified as Gracie Madison Lemke, 08/16/2002 who was charged with Armed Robbery and Burglary to a conveyance, and, Lauren Paige Locher, 12/17/2002, who was charged with Burglary to a Conveyance.

All parties were booked into the Sumter County Detention Center.

This case remains active and ongoing at this time. If you have any information about this investigation, please contact The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office at 352-793-2621. To remain anonymous, you can call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).


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