It only took a matter of minutes for the State Attorney’s office Thursday to announce their plans to charge 17-year-old Jhamel Paskel as an adult.
Paskel appeared in juvenile court facing two counts of armed kidnapping, armed robbery and killing a police dog.
On Sept. 30, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed carjacking and kidnapping at the 7-Eleven gas station on Lem Turner Road. JSO says Paskel ran from the car and K-9 Fang was sent out after him.
Police say Paskel shot and killed Fang and continued to run but was caught by officers who had set up a perimeter.