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Police release name of victim killed in attempted armed robbery
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JACKSONVILLE,
Fla. -- Police have released the name of a man who was shot and killed December
7 during an
 attempted
armed robbery
at the 5500 block of Playa Way
.

Russell Wright, 52, went to answer the door when the suspect
attempted to rob him at gunpoint, according to Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
Public Information Officer Shannon Hartley. At some point during the alleged
robbery the suspect shot Wright.

Wright was pronounced dead at the scene by Jacksonville Fire and
Rescue.

According
to police, the suspect is a black male who was last seen wearing a mask, fleeing
the scene on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to call First Coast Crime Stoppers
at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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