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JSO identifies bicyclist killed in San Marco shooting

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Damon Rothermel, 50, was found dead in the intersection of Emerson Street and St. Augustine Road.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A bicyclist shot and killed in a busy San Marco roadway has been identified as 50-year-old Damon Rothermel.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Rothermel was found dead in the intersection of Emerson Street and St. Augustine Road after calls came in about shots fired at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday.

JSO has not disclosed what led up to the shooting.

Nearby on University Boulevard, a vehicle was found with an injured person inside, JSO said. It is unknown if the two incidents are connected.