Man killed by Jacksonville police was suspect in murder outside Youngerman Circle motel, 2 other shootings, JSO says
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office on Thursday released body-worn camera footage that shows what led to the moment police in November fatally shot a man in the Riverside neighborhood, who was suspected in a murder as well as two other shootings.
Vigils honors life of person who died in shooting outside Youngerman Circle motel
Friends and family gathered during a vigil Friday night outside the Baymont by Wyndham on Youngerman Circle, remembering Semaj Sincere Billingslea, who they said was found shot multiple times in the parking lot earlier in the week.
Area of Youngerman Circle and Blanding Boulevard has seen shootings and drug issues over the years
A woman died Wednesday after she was found shot multiple times in an area of Jacksonville near the Clay County border that has seen gun violence, drugs issues, homelessness and panhandling over the years.
Surveillance video shows moments leading to man being shot by officer outside Argyle Forest hotel
The attorney representing the family of Michael Hughes on Wednesday presented new surveillance video that was recorded outside the Quality Inn on Youngerman Circle, which shows what led to Hughes being shot and killed by Officer J.H. Wing.
Officer hit by stun gun shoots, kills man during altercation
According to Waters, Hughes got control of Officer J. H. Wing’s Taser and stunned him once and then the officer fired several shots. Hughes lunged at the officer again, and the officer fired several more shots, Waters said. AdWhen Hughes collapsed, the officer handcuffed him and performed CPR until rescue personnel arrived and determined that he was dead. The second officer did not fire his weapon. Dawson questioned what the second officer was doing during the scuffle.
Crews search water for body on Jacksonville’s Westside
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Crews with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department on Friday were searching for a body in a waterway near Blanding Boulevard and Youngerman Circle. Several units were called to assist. A JFRD spokesperson didn’t specify the exact body of water, however, the nearest inlet appears to be connected to the Ortega River. It wasn’t clear how long units would be searching, and the spokesperson couldn’t give specifics about who they were searching for. There was no danger to the public.