Late Tuesday night, a violent altercation in the Golden Glades area off Hodges Boulevard led to the death of one man and injuries to another, as reported by the police. The incident occurred on Macapa Road, north of Beach Boulevard, around 11:15 p.m. Authorities responded to a call and found one man with non-life-threatening injuries, who was subsequently taken to the hospital. Another injured man was discovered inside a residence and was pronounced dead at the scene. The nature of his injuries was not disclosed.
According to investigators, the altercation involved a shooting, with one man shooting the other during the fight. The police did not specify who the shooter was. Attempts to seek help were made by someone, leading a neighbor to call 911. No other individuals were present in the home when officers arrived, though it remains unclear if the two men were alone during the altercation.
The police are actively seeking witnesses and any available surveillance footage related to the incident. The motive behind the altercation and the relationship between the two men are subjects of investigation. Authorities encourage anyone with information to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can provide information to Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. The incident underscores the need for a comprehensive investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding the altercation and the events leading to the tragic outcome.