Arrest made in homicide

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On Sunday, November 15, 2020, at approximately 11:19 a.m., the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a man that had been shot at his residence located at 3070 Calhoun Road, Marianna, FL.  The caller advised that her father, Derick Garrett (49 yoa), had been shot and identified the shooter as her brother, Trevor Garrett (20 yoa).  The caller further advised that Trevor Garrett had fled the house on a maroon colored Dodge Charger.  Upon arrival of Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies and Jackson County EMS Personnel the victim was found lying inside of the residence unresponsive.  EMS transported the victim to Jackson Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

While Investigators and Deputies were on scene the suspect returned to the residence and was taken into custody without further incident.  The shooting was a result of ongoing domestic issues between the father and son.  Trevor Garrett is charged with an open count of murder and is currently housed in the Jackson County Correctional Facility awaiting first appearance.   

The JCSO is being assisted with this investigation by the 14th Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office, the Medical Examiner’s Office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Crime Lab.  They were assisted on the scene by 14th Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office, Florida Highway Patrol and Jackson County Fire Rescue.

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