JACKSONVILLE, FL. (THECOUNT) — Malik Brown has been identified as the victim fatally shot in Jacksonville Friday night, according to family members.

Brown, 18, was killed in a shooting Friday night that left another man wounded. Brown is a former Robert E. Lee High School student.


On Saturday, Brown’s father said his son attended Warner University in Lake Wales, where he was on the football roster.

Investigators believe the shooting happened during a robbery in the parking lot of an apartment complex on West 12th Street. Police said Malik died at the scene, reports News4Jax.

The second victim, who was believed to be in his 20s, was shot multiple times but was expected to survive, police said.

Investigators have not released a description of the multiple suspect they believe were involved in the shooting.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office or Crime Stoppers.


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