Man faces attempted murder charge following shooting at Neptune Beach Red Roof Inn

Guests heard the gunshots and ran in, then found the victim suffering form multiple gunshot wounds.

The Neptune Beach Police Department has arrested the man suspected of shooting another man in the lobby of a Red Roof Inn in Neptune Beach last week.

Around 7:45 p.m. Wednesaday, Oct. 4, police were called out to the hotel on 1401 Atlantic Blvd. When they arrived, they found the victim in the hallway with multiple gunshot wounds.

Neptune Beach Police said guests heard the shooting from outside. When they went inside, they found the victim.

The victim was transported to a nearby hospital and remains in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

Last Friday, JSO arrested 22-year-old Darius Leon Mangram. Witnesses told police they saw him walking in the hallway before the shooting with a firearm, and saw him engage in a verbal argument with the victim.

He was arrested on unrelated weapons and burglary charges. But on Wednesday, he was also charged with one felony count of attempted murder.

 

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