JSO: Teen accused of killing his father and another teen days apart

Shane Payne Jr., 17, faces charges of two counts of second-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder related to the August 2022 murders.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – An arrest warrant has been served for a teenager already incarcerated at the Duval County Jail, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office released Wednesday, as the teen is accused of killing his father with another teenager in 2022 and then kill that teenager. Three days later.

The warrant for Shane Payne Jr., 17, lists charges of two counts of second-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder, according to police.

JSO says Payne Jr. is currently incarcerated on unrelated charges.

On August 3, 2022, officers responded to the 6800 block of Sandle Drive in reference to a shooting, according to a news release. When officers arrived, Shane Payne was inside his home, according to the release, suffering from “multiple gunshot wounds” and was pronounced dead at the scene.

On August 6, 2022, JSO says officers responded to the 4800 block of Ortega Farms Boulevard in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, police say Timothy Dixon, 16, was found with a gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital where he died.

“Based on a review of the evidence available at the scene and following interviews conducted by homicide detectives, it was revealed that these two investigations were linked,” JSO said in the release.

As a result, the sheriff’s office says Dixon “was identified as the suspect responsible for killing Shane Payne with the assistance of Shane Payne Jr., who helped facilitate Timothy Dixon’s actions.”

Additionally, the statement said Shane Payne Jr. “was identified as the suspect responsible for killing Timothy Dixon three days later.”

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