Death penalty to be sought against Florida shooter originally from Marshall County

(photo supplied / Highlands County Sheriff's Office)

The death penalty is being sought against a 21-year-old man originally from Marshall County, Indiana.

Zephen Xaver is accused of fatally shooting five people at a SunTrust Bank in Sebring last month.

Xaver grew up in Plymouth, moved to Bremen during high school, and then moved to Sebring, Florida about a year ago.

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He was arrested for the January 23 killings and charged with five counts of first degree premeditated murder.

He will be formally arraigned on February 25 and the state attorney in the case says he will seek the ultimate punishment.