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East Texas sailor killed

Tyler, TX (KLTV) - KLTV 7 has learned a John Tyler graduate, who just joined the military this year, was shot and killed in Florida.

Authorities confirmed with KLTV 7 that 18-year old Tyler Jefferson was shot multiple times last night near a naval base in Pensacola, Florida.

A teacher with Tyler ISD said Jefferson graduated from John Tyler High School this past June and had enlisted in the Navy. Investigators believe she was jogging when she was shot, and police have not ruled out robbery as a possible motive.

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