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Man shoots and kills friend who won too much while playing dice game

By Mason White 3:50 PM July 24, 2017
Anthony Finch
Anthony Finch
By: Tanya Clark

A man who became extremely angry with his friend for winning too much while playing a dice game, shot and killed him, according to police in Florida.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 22-year-old Anthony Finch, after being accused of killing 22-year-old Kenard Javon Gerard Hendley.

Finch has been charged with murder and possession of a firearm by a felon. He was booked into the Duval County Jail, and his bail has been set at $900,000.

According to the police investigation, Finch and Hendley were playing a dice game on Sunday, at around 3:00 p.m., at the Moncrief Village Apartments, which is located in the 600 block of Flynn Court.

At some point, Finch became upset because Hendley kept on winning. Finch pulled out a gun and pointed it at Hendley.

When Hendley tried to leave, Finch shot him. Police found Hendley lying in the street. He was rushed to the UF Health hospital, where he underwent surgery, but he later died.