St. Johns County

SJSO: 2 men found dead in car after shooting in West Augustine

ST AUGUSTINE, Fla. — UPDATE 10:31 a.m.- SJSO has identified the victims as 21-year-old Cody James Bennett and 22-year-old Tre Devon Lyons. Both men are from St. Augustine.


St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting after 2 men were found dead in a car on North Orange Street.

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According to a news release from SJSO, deputies responded at around 11:30 p.m. on Monday to reports of gunshots. Upon arrival, they found a car with 2 men dead inside. No suspects have been located yet.

Deputies said that they believe the shooting was an isolated incident, and there is no threat to the surrounding community.

Anyone with information is asked to email SJSO at crimetips@sjso.org. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 888-277-TIPS.

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