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1 man dead in apparent shooting at Roosevelt Gardens in Jacksonville

6:40 PM, Mar 19, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent shooting at Roosevelt Gardens that has left one man dead.

Police responded to the complex located in the 700 block of N. Lincoln Court just after 4 p.m., according to JSO Sgt. Lonnie Mills.

A man in his late 20s was found dead on the ground from what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

The man was involved in an altercation with another man who is approximately 24 years old, Mills said.

Mills described the man involved in the altercation with the victim as having a thin build. He is said to have been wearing a black shirt and black pants.

The man fled on foot south through the complex.

Police are canvassing the neighborhood and witnesses have come forward.

The suspect is at large and is considered armed and dangerous, Mills said. Anyone with information is asked to call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1(866) 845-TIPS (8477).

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