Suspect from Monday night shooting died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

The suspect from the Monday night shooting in Brunswick that left a woman critically injured has apparently killed Tuesday afternoon by a self inflicted gun wound as police staked out his location.

Police say the suspect, 18-year-old Rashard Alford, died at the scene outside of a Red Roof Inn off Hwy 341 by Interstate 95.

Brunswick police had issued a warrant for Alford's arrest after the Monday night shooting in the 2600 block of Ellis St. Witnesses told police that Alford was fighting with his girlfriend and allegedly shot the victim when she came to the aid of Alford's girlfriend. The woman injured remains in critical condition at UF Health Jacksonville.

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Source: The Brunswick News

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