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JSO: Murder investigation leads to arrest

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — Reports from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office state that an arrest has been made for a murder that took place in 2022.

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On Sunday, December 4, 2022, officers responded to a person shot inside of an apartment in the 2100 block of Doctor Roy Baker Street.

Upon arrival, an adult male was located inside the apartment suffering from a gunshot wound. Personnel with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department also responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

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JSO’s Homicide and Crime Scene Units were notified and responded to conduct their respective investigations.

Based on a review of the available evidence located at the scene, as well as interviews conducted by Detectives from Homicide Team 3, the suspect was identified as Aja Rashaud Bailey.

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On Friday, February 3, 2023, Bailey, who was already incarcerated at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility on unrelated charges, was arrested for murder in the shooting death of the victim.

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