Woman killed in Arlington apartment

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police are investigating after a man found his girlfriend dead in the Arlington Village Apartment complex on Bert Road.

Jacksonville police have identified the woman as Kayla Lynnasia Freeland, 20.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Sgt. Dan Janson said a man called police after returning from a store Saturday morning to find the woman shot dead. Janson said that man was questioned but is not a suspect or person of interest.

Janson said a young child lived in the apartment but the man arranged for a family member to watch the child after calling 911.

Neighbors like Cynthia Pugh were shocked to learn about what happened.

"She was just a very, very sweet lady," Pugh said. "She was always friendly. If you needed anything, she would have done it for you."

Pugh said she's grateful JSO is monitoring the apartment complex. She hopes whoever is responsible for Freeland's death is found quickly.