Suspect Identified, Four Others Questioned and Released

Green Cove Springs, Fla. Feb. 3 – The investigation continues in the shooting in Orange Park. Detectives with the Clay Sheriff’s Office have identified the suspect who was shot Thursday afternoon at a home on the 1200 block of Bay Hill Boulevard as Michael Sword. Sword, 57 who had a lengthy criminal history, was shot as detectives severed search and arrest warrants for him. They questioned and released four other people who were at the home. FDLE is now leading the investigation.

The warrants were being served in the same neighborhood as Sheriff Darryl Daniels’ inaugural Community Walk where residents told him and deputies about drug activity in their neighborhood.

Chris Padget