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18-year-old dies in Arlington double shooting

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has identified the teenager who died in a double shooting in Arlington yesterday.

Police say 18-year-old Kamilah La’Star Urita was sitting in a car in the parking lot of the Charter Landing Apartments with a man in his 20s. Urita died when an unidentified suspect fired multiple shots, the man she was with was flown to the hospital with critical injuries.

JSO has not yet determined the relationship between the two victims or who is responsible for the shooting. If you have any information you’re asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500.

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