Florida State law professor was killed in his car

AP News
Posted: Jul 28, 2014 5:25 PM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A neighbor found a Florida State University law professor bleeding from a gunshot to the head in the driver's seat of his car in his garage, and the window had been smashed, according to a 911 call.

The call to the Tallahassee Fire Department was released Monday. It was made by a neighbor who was the first to find professor Daniel Markel, who was shot July 18. Markel was pronounced dead at a hospital. His death has been shrouded in mystery, with police releasing few details about the killing other than saying Markel was the shooter's intended target.

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The neighbor told authorities he went to Markel's home after hearing a loud bang. The keys were in the car, and the door was unlocked.