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Police give details of killing at backyard barbecue

Family members say co-worker fired several shots during argument

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photo ofJacobo Brinoes Anaya
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photo ofJacobo Brinoes Anaya

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man who thought he was being disrespected by a co-worker drove to that man's house and killed him during a family gathering on Sunday afternoon, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Lucio Martinez, 33, died outside his Westside home on Dagail Lane.

"The victim and him then began fighting and struggling over the gun," Assistant Chief Chris Butler said. "During that fight the suspect shot the victim at least one time and the victim was killed at the scene."

Because many of people at the gathering identified the gunman, police said Jacobo Brinoes-Anaya, 33, was stopped in Arlington -- about 20 miles from the shooting scene -- shortly after police investigating the shooting put out a description of the vehicle he was driving.

Police said that when they pulled Brinoes-Anaya over, he had blood on his shirt and a semi-automatic handgun in his right pocket.

Lucio Martinez
Lucio Martinez

A family friend told News4Jax that Martinez (pictured) was shot several times in the stomach.

"There was no need for an ambulance," Kayla Blane said.

Family members told News4Jax that Martinez brought Brinoes-Anaya here from Texas because he needed a ride and a job, but they had grown apart because the accused was using drugs and alcohol.

At the family home Monday, there was memorial set up for Martinez -- the youngest of 12 children and the father of a 9-year-old.

"He's got a beautiful daughter, a beautiful daughter that he's leaving behind," said Lynn Daingerfield, who said she was a close friend of the victim. 

The family has set up an account to help with funeral arrangements: gofundme/mjmno4.

Brinoes-Anaya is being held without bond on a charge of murder. According to jail records, he is also being held on an immigration violation.