Student robbed at gunpoint on high school campus
2 suspects caught after robbery at Lee High School, police say
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Lee High School student was robbed at gunpoint on-campus May 6, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
One suspect, 17-year-old Justin Williams, was arrested a short time later. Another was arrested some time later. The name of the second suspect has not been released.
Williams is charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm on school property.
According to the arrest report, the victim, whose name was not released, told a school resource officer at Lee High School that he had been robbed at gunpoint.
The victim said he was walking to his vehicle in the parking lot across from the school when Williams drove up beside him and a passenger in the vehicle yelled “give up your money.”
The victim said he continued to walk away and both suspects pulled out handguns and pointed them at him.
He said Williams had a handgun with an “extended clip” on his lap and the passenger pulled a gun from his waistband.
The victim said he gave the passenger his money and the two robbers drove away on McDuff Avenue.
The victim gave police a possible tag number, a description of the vehicle and said he knew the tag had a Jacksonville University emblem on it.
The vehicle was quickly spotted on College Street, and Williams was caught but the second suspect fled the scene.
Police said two Glock pistols were found in the vehicle and were placed into evidence.
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