Police: 2 arrested in deadly shooting during drug deal at Jacksonville apartment complex

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office mug shots: Elvis Albertie & Immanuel Jones
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office mug shots: Elvis Albertie & Immanuel Jones

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Two men have been arrested and charged with third-degree murder in a shooting that left two young men dead at a Jacksonville apartment complex.

Immanuel Jones, 21, and Elvis Albertie, 24, were both arrested Saturday, though the arrests weren’t publicly announced by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office until Tuesday. As of Tuesday, both were held in the Duval County jail on $350,000 bond.

Albertie was injured in the shooting, which occurred Friday at the Casa Grande Apartments on San Juan Avenue, police said. Albertie was found nearby on Lexington Avenue and taken to a hospital before he was arrested.

According to the police report, Albertie, Jones, an unnamed juvenile who stayed in the car and a fourth man, who was shot and killed, went to the Casa Grande Apartments to buy marijuana.

Jones told police, the report said, that the fourth man saw all the marijuana in the room and attempted to rob the dealer, leading to the gunfire. Investigators said the dealer was also shot and killed.

Albertie, police said, has been uncooperative in the investigation. At least one gun was recovered from the scene, according to the report, and a ballistics analysis is underway.

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