Firstcoastnews.com | Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Brunswick | Police Identify Man Shot Dead in Arlington

JACKSONVILLE, FL -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has identified the man shot to death at an Arlington apartment complex as Robert Pinkney, 20.

Investigators say they were called to the Summer Oak apartments around 11:46 Sunday night.

The apartments are located in the 5300 block of the Arlington Expressway.

Officials say when they arrived they found Pinkney shot dead in the parking lot.

According to police, a man who lives in the apartments says Pinkney tried to rob him. That's when he told police he pulled a gun and shot the would be robber.

The JSO says they are questioning several people at the apartment building.

The State Attorney's Office is investigating whether this was a case of self defense.
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