• Attempted homicide suspect arrested in Jacksonville Beach after SWAT call out

    By: Action News Jax


    A man wanted for attempted homicide in Jacksonville has been arrested.

    At approximately 4:00 p.m., Jacksonville Beach police received information about an attempted homicide suspect from Jacksonville was at an apartment on 7th Street South. SWAT was called to the scene. 

    Some homes and apartment buildings were evacuated for precautionary measures.

    Authorities were able to communicate with Brian Jones, 33, who ultimately surrendered.

    Jones was safely arrested by Jacksonville Beach police. 

    There were no reported injuries. No word on if anyone else was inside at the time.

    JBPD stated that some of the information they received earlier in the day, led them to the Jones' car, where several people were located. They were detained and questioned and have been released.


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