2 men arrested, 3rd sought in dice game killing

Published On: Oct 09 2012 12:35:02 PM EDT
Updated On: Oct 08 2012 01:05:36 PM EDT
Antonio Atwater and Earl Grant

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photos of Antonio Atwater and Earl Grant

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Police have arrested two men and are looking for a third in connection with the shooting death of a teen following a dice game last month.

Ranod McKann, 16, was shot and killed the morning of Sept. 22 at the Landon Imperial Apartments in St. Nicholas, where he lived.

Police have arrested 20-year-old Antonio Atwater and 20-year-old Earl Grant. They said they're still looking for 20-year-old Tyrone Taylor.

Renard McKann Witnesses told police a group was playing a dice game in the courtyard, and when it ended, two men approached McKann (pictured right) and demanded money. Police said McKann's friend had won about $2,000.

One of the men who approached the teen fired a weapon at him, police said.

Comments

The views expressed below are not those of News4Jax or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus