17-Year-Old Shot, Killed In NW Jacksonville

Teen Found Lying In Road Late Wednesday Night

Published On: Oct 14 2011 02:29:55 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 29 2010 02:27:07 AM EDT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

A 17-year-old was shot and killed late Wednesday night in Northwest Jacksonville.

Jacksonville police were called to the 1400 block of Palmdale Street just before 11 p.m. Where they found Shavaris Wilkes lying in the road.

Police said Wilkes was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.

Police did not release any other details about the shooting or if they have identified a suspect.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.