Suspected robber killed by homeowner
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- Police said a homeowner shot and killed a man Wednesday morning who tried to break into his Arlington home about dawn on Friday.
According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, the man, 21-year-old Marquise Trevel Yates, broke into a home on Seabrook Cove Road, off Arlington Expressway, about 6:30 a.m. and threatened the homeowner, 50-year-old Foster Coker, at gunpoint.
Police said there was a struggle between Yates (pictured below) and Coker, but Coker was able to get away.
“The homeowner was able to retrieve a firearm and the suspect of the robbery was deceased at the scene,” said Sgt. Michael Paul.
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