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Police identify man shot dead outside food store

Police: Man was walking to car when gunman approached, started shooting

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police on Sunday identified a man who was shot to death leaving a food store Saturday night, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

Authorities received a call about a shooting near 16th Street and Myrtle Avenue around 8:30 p.m.

Officers arrived to find 30-year-old Larry Odel Williams dead. Officers said he was leaving the Ethio Discount Food Store food and was walking to his car when the gunman approached and started shooting.

The gunman ran away on foot, authorities said. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.


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