City of Jacksonville


Aiden McClendon

Mayor's Statement on Arrests in Aiden McClendon Case

March 10, 2016
Statement from Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry on the arrest of suspects involved in the shooting of 22-month-old Aiden McClendon on Jan. 29, 2016: 
“Aiden McClendon was with us for only a short time, but he will have a lasting impact on this city for years to come. My thoughts and prayers remain with Aiden’s family. On behalf of our city, I thank Sheriff Mike Williams and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office for their consistency and diligence in this investigation, bringing those suspected of this cowardly act to light. This arrest demonstrates to citizens and offenders that we will remain vigilant in our public safety efforts, and are resolute and determined to take those who threaten the lives of our citizens off our streets.”