Devontay Youmans Found Shot on Soutel Drive
January 02, 2019

Jacksonville police said Devontay Youmans had been shot multiple times Dec. 27 when police found him at the intersection of Norfolk Boulevard and Soutel Drive. They said he'd driven there and called police for help.
 
When rescue arrived he was breathing but unconscious and couldn't give them a description of his shooter, police said. He died from his injuries at the hospital.
Devontay Youmans' death was the final murder case of 2018, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. No arrests have been made in his death.
 

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.

 
 
 

Family Remembers 23 year old Devontay Youmans
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John Dawsey Murdered Two Days Before Christmas
December 26, 2018

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is searching for a gunman who shot and killed a man Sunday afternoon, December 23rd..

Officers were called to Broadway Avenue shortly before 1 p.m. Sunday where they found a man, later identified as 34-year-old John Dawsey, on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound.  Dawsey died at a hospital.

Police said witnesses noticed several suspects running from the shooting scene.

"It was like, ‘Pop, pop, pop, pop,’” witness Hunter Cianteo said of the gunshots.

Homicide detectives said the shooters remain at large, even though it happened in broad daylight with witnesses around.

Police said the shooters might have used a black minivan that was abandoned nearby. Detectives said they found a rifle found nearby and believe it was likely used in the shooting.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.


John Dawsey Homicide
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Victoria Wyche Homicide
December 26, 2018

On December 27th, 2018, , Victoria Wyche, 48, was killed in a triple shooting in the Brentwood neighborhood, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Two of her children were in the home when the shots rang out.

No arrests have been made in her death.

Investigators said Wyche and two other people were sitting outside her home on North Pearl Street near 23rd St W., when a group of people approached Words were exchanged, and a man in the group started shooting.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.


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Alton Armstrong Homicide in the 1500 Block of West 1st Street
December 04, 2018

On Friday, November 3oth,  A 40-year-old man found shot to death Friday night inside a car in the 1500 block of West 1st Street s been identified as Alton Laselle Armstrong, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Officers were called to the scene just after 9 p.m. on reports of someone shot to find Armstrong in the driver’s seat, suffering from at least one gunshot wound, police said. Transported to UF Health Jacksonville, he was pronounced dead, police said.

Police do not known what led up to the shooting in the New Town neighborhood, and said he did not live in the area.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.

 


Alton Armstrong Homicide

18 Year Old Deshawn Minor Found Murdered
November 27, 2018

November 25th, 2018. One day after human remains were found in a wooded area near a city park, Jacksonville police identified the victim as 18-year-old Deshawn Minor.
 
Minor's remains were found Sunday afternoon in woods of Beachwood Park on Marina Drive, which backs up to Florida State College at Jacksonville's South Campus. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said a man who was in the area feeding cats in the park noticed a foul odor coming through the bushes. That's when he saw what appeared to be a human body.
 
Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.
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Lamonte Dabney Murdered at Spring Park Playground
November 27, 2018

Sunday, November 25th, 2018. A 20-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday in a playground where children were playing near Spring Park Elementary School, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police said Lamonte Dabney was killed about 1:20  p.m. while children were on the playground. Police tape blocked off Spring Park Road where police spent most of the afternoon investigating.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.


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Sergey Brooks Homicide
October 30, 2018

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is now calling the mysterious death of a local teenager a murder. Sergey Brooks, 19, was found unresponsive in a dead-end of a neighborhood on Jacksonville's Westside on July 6th, 2018. The suspects are still at large, according to JSO.

Brooks was a student and soccer player at Westside High School and then at Baldwin High School. Originally from Ukraine, he was adopted in June of 2015. He has two younger brothers who were adopted from the Ukraine, according to a post made by the family online.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.

 


Adopted Teen From Russia Killed in Jacksonville, FL
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Elias Martinez Shot and Killed at Mandarin Apartment
October 24, 2018

On October 21st, 2018, A man was shot and killed early Sunday morning at the Avesta Mandarin apartment complex, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. 

Neighbors in the complex on Hartley Road, just off San Jose Boulevard, called police at 3:20 a.m. saying they heard gunshots. When officers arrived they found a man shot several times in the upper body between buildings 10 and 11. The Jacksonville Fire And Rescue Department pronounced the man dead at the scene. 

On Wednesday, police identified the victim as 40-year-old Elias Martinez and said his death was being investigated as a murder.

Police are looking for witnesses and trying to find out if any of the people who called 911 saw the shooting. Investigators are also trying to see if the cameras on the nearby Ramada Inn captured the shooting. 

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.


Elias Martinez Homicide
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Drive By Shooting on A. Phillip Randolph Blvd
October 23, 2018

On Sunday, October 21st, 2018, Drive by shooting on A. Phillip Randolph Blvd, killed Robert Williams, 76, and injured 5 others.

Police on Wednesday released another photo of a car recorded by a surveillance camera the area of Sunday's mass shooting on Jacksonville's Eastside.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office described the sedan in the photo as a second vehicle being sought in connection with the drive-by shooting just after noon on A. Phillip Randolph Boulevard that injured six people, three of them critically. It looks very similar to the car police sent out Monday connected with the shooting.

The shooting took place less than an hour before kickoff of the Jaguars-Texans game at TIAA Bank Field, which is less than a half-mile away. Police have not identified the victims, but Jaguars fans and people leaving a church across the street were walking in the area when witnesses said dozens of shots rang out.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.

 

 


Drive By Shooting on APR During Jaguar Game
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Derian "Buddy" McGoogin Homicide
October 17, 2018

On October 13th, 2018, A 23-year-old man was shot and killed in Northwest Jacksonville early Saturday morning, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Officers called to the scene found the man, later identified as Derian McGoogin, dead in the flowerbed in front of his home on Dublin Court. He had been shot several times.

News4Jax records show the man's death marks Jacksonville's 100th homicide of the year.

State Attorney Melissa Nelson went to the scene of the killing, along with investigators from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

So far, police said they have no suspects in the killing.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.


Derian "Buddy" McGoogin Homicide
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