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Pensacola man charged in shooting death of Shaquille Purifoy

Escambia County deputies have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of 20 year old Shaquille Purifoy. Investigators say 39 year old Xavier Moore shot Purifoy Friday night. It happened around 7:30pm in the 8400 block of Country Walk Drive. Purifoy was taken to Sacred Heart hospital, where he died Saturday afternoon. Moore was arrested Saturday night and charged with homicide, negligent manslaughter and possession of a weapon. He is being held on $250,000 bond. Shaquille Purifoy was on the basketball and football teams at Pine Forest High School and went on to play football for Grambling State University.