Family, friends remember man killed
24-year-old left behind two children
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Flowers and candles now sit at the spot where 24-year-old Ronnie Washington was murdered Saturday.
"I hadn't seen my son since it happened and I just saw him for the first time. It's painful to see my son lying there," said Charlene McCrimager.
Washington's mother said the 24-year-old was on Nolan Street with his brother when his family said he was shot by one of his friends.
"His brother had him in his hands, he said 'I'm sorry, he said I love you, God is calling me,'" said McCrimager.
Washington was also a father of two young children.
"All I know is I lost my babies' daddy and I wish I didn't because we've got kids to raise," said Michelle Milton.
Milton, Washington's girlfriend, is trying to figure out how to go on without her children's father.
"It's killing me on the inside because I never thought he would be the kind of person to leave us this early," said Mitlon. "He was like my everything, he still is my everything, even though he's in god's hands now."
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