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Westside bus stop shooting victim identified

Roads blocked after deadly shooting near Jammes Road (Russ Pyne)
Roads blocked after deadly shooting near Jammes Road (Russ Pyne)
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Updated: 7/19/2013 2:29 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Police are searching for a robber in a deadly shooting that occurred early Saturday morning on the Westside.

Sgt. Coarsey said two people were sitting at a bus stop at the intersection of Harlow Boulevard and Jammes Road around 4:30 a.m. when a man approached them with a gun.

Police tell us he demanded the young woman's purse.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, when the young man tried to defend the woman, the robber shot him and fled. The victim died on the scene.

He has been identified as 34-year-old Michael Siegrist.
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gene869 - 7/14/2013 11:44 AM
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Where's Jessie and Al on this murder, is this going to be on the news media like the Trayvon Martin case? No, because it was a black man shooting a white man!!

doug1 - 7/13/2013 7:22 PM
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put this thug on death row a.s.a.p. doug1.

Gunny48 - 7/13/2013 5:44 PM
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$50 the robber matched the night sky....

imtellin - 7/13/2013 10:10 AM
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lesson # 1,, don't carry a purse in j'ville !!! lesson # 2, call a cab at 4:30 am !!! lesson # 3, give up the purse..
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