Police ID man shot, killed in Mayport

Victim had several previous arrests; no update on homicide investigation

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MAYPORT, Fla. - Police name the 19-year-old man was shot and killed on Cypress Landing Drive in Mayport on Monday night, but have no new information about the homicide investigation.

Around 8:30 p.m. Monday, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to a call of shots fired on Cypress Landing Drive. When officers arrived at the scene, they were led to a backyard, where they found Harold Long (pictured below) dead, according to a JSO spokesman.

Witnesses told police Long was walking along the street when a small white car drove up and multiple shots were fired from the car. The victim then ran to the backyard where he was found dead, police said.

Police interviewed witnesses in the area, who police said were cooperating.

Long got out of jail July 1. He had been arrested several times for possession of cocaine and marijuana, armed drug possession and altering the serial number on a firearm.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call JSO or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

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