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Teen convicted in attempted murder case

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Jacksonville teen has been found guilty of attempted second degree murder by a jury of his peers.

Raymond Matthew Austin, 19, was found guiltily of shooting Carl Davis in October 2010, according to a news release from the State Attorney's Office.

Davis was reportedly lured to a Jacksonville parking lot, where he was shot in the chest by Austin who was 17-years-old at the time.

According to the SAO, Austin faces a minimum mandatory sentence of 25 years in prison and will be sentenced in July.

Additionally, Austin is expected to go to trial this fall for the alleged 2010 kidnapping, armed robbery and first degree murder of 83-year-old Charles Soukup, the release details.  

Austin and three others are charged with kidnapping Soukup from the Jacksonville International Airport and killing him.  Soukup's body was found near the airport.


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