Fugitive Killed

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A man from New York wanted on an attempted murder warrant was fatally shot in north Florida.

Jacksonville police said Friday that the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force was responding to a tip the man was at an apartment complex, and they tried to catch him. Police say he jumped out of a second floor window and fled armed with a weapon.

Police say the man was killed in an exchange of gunfire with authorities.

No other information was immediately available.

Information from: The Florida Times-Union,

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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