UPDATE: Police release names of those involved in Thursday night shooting death

The St. Augustine Police Department has released the names of those involved in Thursday night's fatal shooting on Anastasia Island.


Jeffrey S. Lee, 29, of Fernandina Beach, was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting in the 400 block of Arricola Avenue shortly after officials arrived around 5:30 p.m.

A Friday news release from the Police Department said the shooting occurred after a conforntation between Lee and two women — a mother and daughter — in a grass lot next to a cluster of apartments on Arricola Avenue.

According to the release, just before the shooting, Jessica Henries, who lives in the apartments, called her sister, Jordan Henries, and her mother, Debra Henries, saying that Lee — who is described as Jessica Henries’ “boyfriend” in the release — had shown up at her apartment and a physical confrontation had occured.

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The mother and sister “immediately” showed up at the apartment and “another confrontation occured” between them and Lee, the release said. During that argument Jordan Henries “produced” a handgun and shot Lee.

Police subsequently interviewed all three women and they were released, the Police Department said.

According to the release, Lee had previously been trespassed form the property.

Investigators are still processing the scene for evidence and are awaiting the findings of an autopsy that is underway.

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