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Authorities arrest man wanted for shooting Florida deputy during traffic stop

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Posted at 6:59 PM, Sep 28, 2021

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A suspect wanted for shooting a Nassau County Sheriff's Deputy during a traffic stop early on Friday morning is in custody, according to the Nassau County Sheriff's Office.

Patrick McDowell, 35, was taken into custody on Tuesday near Callahan, which is northwest of Jacksonville.


McDowell is accused of shooting 29-year-old Deputy Joshua Moyers. Moyers died at a Jacksonville hospital on Sunday.

The shooting happened shortly after 2:30 a.m. on Friday in Callahan.

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