DAILYKENN.com --Skyler Shane Townsend, 18, was fatally shot in Green Cove Springs, Florida. Reports say the teen was the victim of a robbery attempt.
Arrested were 23-year-old Kieshawn Ray Capri Smith and 20-year-old Daveion Breshod Austin on charges of armed robbery.
The victim was a graduate of Orange Park High School who wanted to attend Louisiana State University to pursue a career helping animals, family members told firstcoastnews.com.
The crime was reported November 22, 2020. It's another example of a productive member of society being eliminated by savagery.
Two others were shot in the incident, but survived.
Investigators told First Coast News they were called to reports of shots fired. At the scene, officers found two men, blocks away from each other, with gunshot wounds.Two men arrested in connection to Green Cove Springs shooting that left teen dead, First Coast News Staff , November 22, 2020.
Both men were rushed to a local hospital where one of them later died and another was treated for his injuries, police said.
Family members identified the deceased victim as 18-year-old Skyler Townsend. He was a graduate of Orange Park High School and wanted to attend Louisiana State University to pursue a career helping animals, according to family members.
"He was very intelligent," said Alexandrea Robertson, Townsend's aunt. "He graduated school early and just turned 18. He was hilarious. He could make you laugh at anything. He was very goofy."
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