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Duval County grand jury indicts man in January deadly shooting

Greggory James is charged with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a juvenile delinquent found to have committed a felony act.
Credit: Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
Greggory James is charged with murder in a deadly shooting Jan. 6, JSO announced Tuesday.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Jacksonville man was indicted Thursday on a first-degree murder charge by a Duval County grand jury in connection to a deadly shooting in January. 

Greggory James is also charged with possession of a firearm by a juvenile delinquent found to have committed a felony act. 

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, James is responsible for the shooting death of 32-year-old Justin Sumler. 

The shooting happened in the 2400 block of Edison Street on Jan. 6.

Witnesses from the scene told police they saw a black Nissan fleeing the scene with a Texas tag after the shooting. 

During the investigation, officers used DNA from the firearm and a sweatshirt to lead to James' arrest. 

On Jan. 15, JSO executed a warrant and arrested James on murder charges.