JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - UPDATE 7/21/2019 9:30 PM: The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of Carlos Roberto Ramos Carias for murder, tampering with a witness and aggravated assault.
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When police arrived to the area of Copper and Drum Streets in reference to a burglary and shooting, they found a dead man with an apparent gunshot wound and a knife in his hand. Carias was also present and was detained on the scene.
After investigating and interviewing witnesses, detectived determined the shooting was a result of an altercation after the victim tried to retreive a woman's phone that Carias had taken earlier that night at a dance club.
Witnesses said the victim did not have anything in his hands when he was shot and that Carias put a knife in the victim's hand after he was shot.
Arrest made in Drum St. Murder that occurred early Sat. morning.— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) July 22, 2019
Gun used to commit the murder was stolen from an auto burglary on San Pablo Rd in 2018. Suspect bought the gun on the street.
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The gun Carias allegedly used was reported stolen in 2018 from a vehicle on San Pablo Road. The suspect claimed to have purchased the gun from someone on the street.
One person is dead and another in custody after a shooting on Drum Street in the Englewood-area Saturday morning, JSO says.
Police have Drum Street and the next street over blocked off. Detectives are currently interviewing neighbors and collecting evidence.
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