Florida man arrested after 16-year-old girl shot in head: police

A man was taken to jail following the shooting death of a teenage girl, according to police in Jacksonville. 

Damon Wilson, 27, was arrested Friday on a charge of manslaughter after 16-year-old Layla Johnson died after suffering a single gunshot wound to the head at a home on West 2nd Street, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said in a police report.

Additional details about what led to the shooting were not immediately released, but based on a review of the evidence at the scene, officers were able to quickly identify Wilson as the suspect.

After the shooting, Wilson left the home with the gun. A search warrant was obtained for his residence and he was arrested.