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Posted on: July 7, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Shooting Death Investigation

Public Safety Director, Michael G. Yaniero

MEDIA RELEASE - For Immediate Release

Friday, July 7, 2017
Media Contact: Beth Purcell, 910 581-9909

Shooting Death Investigation

Body found in park

          At approximately 6:30 AM on Friday, July 7, 2017, a body was found at Woodlands Park.

            An adult male was found dead with an apparent gunshot wound.  “Detectives are in the preliminary stages of this investigation and we will release additional information when we are able to.” stated Captain Ashley Weaver, JPD Investigative Services Supervisor. 

            “This is an isolated incident with no safety threat to the public” said Captain Weaver.


                Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact JPD Detective Daniel Karratti at 910 938-6410 or or Crime Stoppers at 910 938-3273.  Crime Stoppers offers cash reward of up to $2,500 for information deemed to be of value or assistance to law enforcement.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and never have to reveal their identities.  Information can also be anonymously texted via Text a Tip by typing TIP4CSJAX and your message to 274637 (CRIMES).


Beth M. Purcell, Media Liaison
Jacksonville Department of Public Safety
Desk Line 910-455-1772
Media Line 910-581-9909

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