Man shot, killed in West St. Augustine park, detectives say

Victim, Darrell Jenkins had arrest record in St. Johns County

By Roxy Tyler - Web producer

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened around 6 p.m. Saturday on Sanitorium Avenue near Hurst Street and West Kings Street.

Deputies said they were responding to reports of a verbal argument when they found the victim.

The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office confirms 29-year-old Darrell Jenkins of St. Augustine was shot. He was taken to Flagler Hospital, where he later died.

A man has been taken into custody for questioning. We're told detectives are also looking any other individuals who were in the area when the shooting occurred.

News4Jax has discovered that the victim, Darrell Jenkins, had a police record in St Johns County which included a drug conviction in 2014.

 

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