Musser said the slaying might have resulted from an attempted robbery. However, that hadn’t been verified, he said.
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Jacksonville police say a man in his 60s was shot to death Saturday afternoon near the Shell gas station and convenience store at North Edgewood and Lowell avenues.
In addition, detectives were checking surveillance video from security cameras, he said.
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He said both the victim and person who shot him were on foot when the shooting occurred. Detectives were interviewing possible witnesses who’d been at the gas station, as well as residents living nearby, Musser said.
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The victim, who’s name wasn’t released, had been shot at least once. He died at the scene of the 2:30 p.m. shooting, said Sgt. Marc Musser of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit.
Detectives also were investigating the possibility that the victim might been involved somehow in a prior stabbing, Musser said.