• Suspicious person turns out to be man wanted for attempted murder, Jacksonville police say

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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville man wanted on suspicion of attempted murder was found Thursday at The Park at Marbella Apartments.

    Officers with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office were called out to the complex at 7:11 p.m. about a suspicious person. 

    After arriving at the scene and detaining Willie Lee Moorer Jr., 39, police learned there was a warrant for his arrest on charges of kidnapping with a firearm, attempted murder in the second degree and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. 

    Duval County jail records show he is being held on a $1,365,518 bond.


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