Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office announces arrest in deadly 2022 Christmas Day shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office on Friday night announced an arrest in a deadly shooting on the Westside that occurred on Christmas Day of last year.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, police responded to the intersection of Normandy Boulevard and Chaffee Road, where they found a man who had been shot in a car and died on the scene.

Family members later identified the man as 21-year-old Baron Dixon, who left behind a fiancée and a young son.

Baron Dixon with his fiancee and their 20-month-old son (Photos provided by family)

Based on evidence collected at the scene and interviews, the Sheriff’s Office said, Talon Kenneth McClary, 21, was identified as a suspect. He was arrested Friday on a charge of murder after he surrendered to homicide detectives at JSO.

McClary appeared in court Saturday morning. He is being held without bond and is expected back in court in March.

A motive for the shooting has not been released.