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CAPTURED: Man accused of killing Nassau deputy taken into custody near Callahan

Patrick McDowell, the subject of a five-day-long manhunt, has been apprehended near Callahan.

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The man accused of fatally shooting a Nassau County Sheriff's Office deputy Friday morning is now in custody.

Patrick McDowell, the subject of a five-day-long manhunt, has been apprehended near Callahan, according to a tweet from Nassau County Emergency Management.

McDowell is accused of shooting Deputy Joshua Moyers twice, in the face and the back, during a traffic stop Friday. Moyers died in the hospital on Sunday, according to Sheriff Bill Leeper.

First Coast News crews on the scene saw an ambulance with a police escort heading toward Jacksonville on US-1.

First Coast News crews on the scene say there was a heavy police presence in the area of Ballpark Road shortly before noon. A law enforcement source confirmed that parents of students at a school in the area, Callahan Intermediate School, had been notified of increased police activity there.

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Our crews saw four law enforcement units go flying down the street with their lights flashing past the Anchor Church of God on US-1 leading into Callahan around 11 a.m., just before news of McDowell's capture.

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The sheriff's office is expected to give an update Tuesday regarding the search for McDowell. It's not clear what time that update will be.

First Coast News will continue to update this developing story.

Teams in Nassau County combed though a wooded area overnight for any evidence of McDowell after having located a hat and other articles that reportedly belong to him.

"Hope he turns himself in, it would be the right thing to do," Leeper said Monday.

The funeral for Moyers will be at noon on Saturday, Oct. 2 at Callahan First Baptist Church. The church is located at 45090 Green Ave. in Callahan. 

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His family will receive friends at the church from 10 a.m. until the service begins.

Following the service, Moyers will be laid to rest at Oakwood Cemetery in Hilliard.

You can leave a memory or tribute to Moyers on the funeral home's website

You can also donate to Moyers' fiancée through a Go Fund Me fundraiser. So far, more than $32,000 has been raised.

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