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Suspect arrested in fatal Arlington shooting

Man charged with murder after early morning apartment shooting on Jasper Avenue

Ronald Holland was arrested for the shooting death of a man at an apartment complex on Jasper Avenue Saturday.
Ronald Holland was arrested for the shooting death of a man at an apartment complex on Jasper Avenue Saturday. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – One person is dead after a shooting early Saturday morning in Arlington, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

An officer said police were sent to an apartment complex on Jasper Avenue around 4 a.m. after calls in reference to shots fired.

The Sheriff’s Office said a man between the ages of 20 to 30 years old was found dead. He was shot multiple times.

Investigators said there was an argument involving a resident at the apartment complex before the shooting occurred.

That resident was later identified as Ronald Alexander Holland III, 25.

According to a news release, Homicide Unit Detectives took Holland into custody for questioning at the Police Memorial Building. Based on the interview, Holland was then arrested and charged with the man’s murder and is housed at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility.

Detectives were looking for witnesses and video surveillance footage. Anyone who has any more information about the investigation is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.


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