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Police: Wife Confesses to Shooting Husband

ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. -- Police are investigating a deadly shooting this morning.

Authorities arrived on the scene at 12:55 at 87 South Forrestal Circle where they found a white male who had been shot in the chest.

The victim was taken to Shands Jacksonville, where he was pronounced dead. The Jacksonville Sheriff's office identified the victim as 25-year-old James Lee Morrow.

Police said a woman came out of the house and confessed to authorities that she shot the man. She was taken to the police station for questioning by JSO homicide investigators, along with two witnesses who also lived at the home.  JSO identified her as Angela Morrow.

Police said the victim and the woman are husband and wife. 

JSO said this afternoon that no charges had been filed and the investigation is ongoing.

Earlier in the morning, police evidence vans blocked one northbound lane of Mayport Road while they processed the crime scene for more than an hour. The vans moved off the roadway shortly after 5:30 a.m. to clear Mayport Road. Police tape was across South Forrestal Circle.

Police were on the scene processing evidence for more than five hours.


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