Household leads ‘walk for justice’ in shooting dying of St. Augustine guy

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – A spouse and children states it is demanding justice in the shooting loss of life of a beloved St. Augustine person.

On Thursday night time, the spouse and children and other folks walked in the course of downtown for Adam Amoia, 37, who was shot and killed outside Dos Gatos in May.

The shooter, a 30-12 months-outdated guy, told officers he fired in self-protection right after getting punched. He hasn’t been charged.

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The spouse and children, nonetheless, feels there’s plenty of for an arrest.

Considering that Amoia’s death, life hasn’t been the same for his family members.

“It doesn’t come to feel real,” reported Rosalina Chryssaidis, Amoia’s cousin. “Every working day I wake up. I’m like, no. This isn’t happening. This could not occur right here. This could never ever take place to our family members.”

Adam Amoia

Amoia’s brother, Leonard, mentioned his sibling was more than just a brother.


“He was my best mate, my brother, my father, my mentor,” he explained. “My major adversary, largest supporter.”

Amoia was very well-recognized in the cafe marketplace. His relatives explained he was good friends with every person he met — lovable and encouraging.

“I’ll never get to hold him all over again, hug him, give a speech at his marriage ceremony, be a godfather to his young ones, and I cannot consider away the suffering my mother feels proper now and owning to keep her just about every day and explain to her that we’re heading to get by means of this even while we don’t know if we are,” Amoia’s brother stated.

The household reported Amoia was robust, and they want him to know that they will continue to be potent for him.

“No subject what comes about, we’ll hardly ever get him back again, but we believe that justice will prevail,” Chryssaidis stated.

A spokesperson for the Point out Attorney’s Workplace mentioned the case is however less than investigation.

Information4Jax is not naming the shooter as he has not been billed with a criminal offense.

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