Alachua County, FL (December 6, 2018) – In Alachua County, a teenager was arrested for the murder of 62-year-old Joseph Green, who was shot and killed in Gainesville. The suspect was identified as 15-year-old Kynorri Morris.
Morris was taken into custody by police and deputies continue to gather evidence regarding the case. On the night of the murder, police say that Green was discovered lying down on the ground with a gunshot wound. The incident took place close to his home off of Southwest 62nd Terrace.
Police are unsure of where the gun was obtained from. The victim’s family claimed that they were shocked to find out that the person who killed Green was just a child.
At this time, police are not sure of the circumstances that led to the shooting. They continue to investigate the case at this time.
Kynorri Morris is currently in prison for murder charges.
Alachua County Murder Laws
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