Florida fugitive captured near motel in Hampton

Justin Jones (photo courtesy: United States Marshals Service)

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A man wanted for attempted murder in Florida was captured in Hampton Roads.

Investigators say 24-year-old Justin Jones fled to a motel in Hampton after shooting a man several times during a robbery in Gainesville, Florida.

The victim survived and Jones skipped town soon after the shooting.

Wednesday night, U.S. Marshals tracked him to a motel on Coliseum Drive in Hampton and arrested him. He was booked into the Hampton City Jail.

 

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