Police identify suspects involved in chase & shootout that left 2 dead, K9 hurt in Jacksonville

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The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has identified three suspects who were involved in Friday’s police pursuit and subsequent shootout that happened near the Jacksonville Zoo.

Their names are De’Shaun Lockett, Tyjarius Holton and Robert Motley. Lockett and Holton were pronounced deceased by gunfire, police say.

Motley was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance without prescription.


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According to Motley’s arrest report, officers pursued a maroon Dodge Charger that witnesses said was involved in a shooting at 200 Zoo Parkway.

The chase ended after the vehicle crashed at Busch Drive and Zoo Parkway. The report does not disclose when the subsequent shooting happened, but later it states Lockett and Holton were found deceased, and Motley was transported to the hospital for “unknown injuries.”

JSO K9 Huk was also injured during the incident after he was shot multiple times. Huk is recovering at a veterinary center in Jacksonville Beach.

Motley was later taken to the pre-trial detention facility where he remains on a $75,000 bond.

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