Man shot and killed in Arlington neighborhood, suspect arrested JSO says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — UPDATE 12/5/2021: After an investigation, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office determined that Patrick Lee Smith (25) was a suspect in the shooting death of the victim who was shot on Nov. 20.

Smith was subsequently taken into custody and arrested for murder.


A man was found shot to death in an Arlington neighborhood Saturday morning.

The sheriff’s office said just after 2 a.m. patrol officers responded to a shooting on Burlingame Court where they found a man on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A witness reportedly told police the victim and another man were arguing outside on a sidewalk when the victim was shot. Officers say the suspect drove off in a gold-colored sedan.

Police do not believe either men are from the area and are working to determine why they in the neighborhood.

Anyone with information is asked to contact JSO at (904) 630-0500 or First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).

Samantha Mathers

Samantha Mathers, Action News Jax

Samantha Mathers is a digital reporter and content creator for Action News Jax.