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Police: Man with sword shot to death during fight

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Updated: 11/08/2013 2:54 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Police say a fight between two men who knew each other ended in gunfire and one man dead.

The fight began inside a duplex in the 8600 block of Buttercup St. just before 1 p.m. Friday.

Police say one man armed himself with a sword, the other with a gun. The man with the gun shot the other man dead.

The shooter has been taken in for questioning.

Police say the incident is not tied to the killings of four people at a home 6 miles away in Murray Hill.

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goldust - 11/11/2013 8:14 AM
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He did not BRING a knife to the gunfight,he was forced to find a weapon to protect his self & his home from a gun-wielding attacker! Please,get the facts straight before you comment.A father,son,friend is dead and it is not funny! The sickos will get their just rewards...R.I.P. Glenn

Realchange - 11/8/2013 8:43 PM
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While it is serious news that someone is dead. There is joke in gamming online it is often said: Never bring a sword to a gunfight. For obvious reasons.
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