Detectives: Man found dead outside Lakeshore house

JSO: Shooting marks city's 1st homicide of 2013

Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:14:28 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 07 2013 04:55:59 PM EST
Birkenhead murder
LAKESHORE, Fla. -

Detectives with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said an 18-year-old man was found dead Friday outside a Lakeshore home. They said this is the city's first reported homicide of the year.

Police said they received a call about a person shot in the 5100 block of Birkenhead Road at 7:00 p.m. Friday night.

Investigators said witnesses reported hearing gunshots, but did not make any arrests. Paramedics responded to the scene and found Dante Steele dead in the driveway.

"No one heard any vehicles leaving the scene," said Sergeant M.A. Paul. "No tires screeching or anything of that nature."

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.