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JSO: Man arrested following deadly shooting in front of Duclay business

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said it has arrested a man after he shot and killed another man in front of a store on Townsend Road.

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According to detectives, at around 8 p.m., officers responded to the area and located a man lying in front of a business with multiple gunshot wounds. Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

When officers were establishing a perimeter, the suspect walked up to officers and turned himself in. The suspect, 21-year-old Sameer Jamal Ramesar, was arrested for murder.

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JSO is still speaking with witnesses and collecting surveillance video.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500, email jsocrimetips@jaxsheriff.org or call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

Action News Jax will continue to follow the story and will update you as events unfold.

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