JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with a shooting death earlier this month on the Northside.

On Monday, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of Gregory Robinson.

According to JSO, he shot 18-year-old Adrian Watkins and left his body in a ditch between Beverly Hills Park and Rutledge Pearson Elementary.

JSO said multiple witnesses came forward and said Robinson admitted to shooting Watkins.

Investigators say a gun matching the one the suspect was said to be armed with was found in Gregory's home.

Gregory denies any involvement.