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Accused getaway driver in fatal robbery arrested at airport

Jacksonville police charge 23-year-old with 2 counts of murder

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photo of Skylar Patrick Aftoora
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photo of Skylar Patrick Aftoora

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police on Monday arrested a man who they said was the getaway driver after the March robbery of an internet cafe, in which two accomplices were shot and killed by security guards.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office charged Skylar Patrick Aftoora, 23, on Monday with two counts of murder and one count of armed robbery in connection with the robbery of Spin City Sweepstakes on Beach Boulevard.

Police said three men wearing masks and armed with guns burst into the business about 11:30 p.m. on March 11. Security guards opened fire on the robbers and hit two of them -- later identified as Raheem Prather, 28, and Raymond Dixon, 23. A customer was grazed by a bullet.

According to the arrest warrant, Aftoora was the getaway driver, not the third man who went in to rob Spin City Sweepstakes. The warrant named the third man, but he's not in custody.

According to the police report, Aftoora was arrested at Jacksonville International Airport.

Aftoora was booked into the Duval County jail, where he's being held on $1.2 million bond. 


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