Manatee County man arrested for murder

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MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Manatee County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a man they say shot and killed another.

70-year-old George Williamson Jr. has been charged with second degree murder in connection to the death of 65-year-old Willie Lee Jones.

According to deputies, Jones visited Williamson at his home on 13th Street in Palmetto. Williamson was the only one home at the time.

Williamson called 9-1-1 after he says he found Jones unresponsive on the floor. When authorities arrived, they determined Jones had been shot.

Several weapons were removed from Williamson's home.

He is being held without bond.