Man found shot to death on Northside

Neighbors: Man killed in apparent drive-by

Published On: Dec 31 2012 07:14:46 AM EST   Updated On: Dec 31 2012 11:47:09 AM EST

A 31-year-old Northside man is dead after what neighbors describe as a drive-by shooting.

Police say Walter Nicholson II was shot about 10 p.m. Sunday on the doorstep of a home in the 1500 block of Mar Vic Lane, off Biscayne Boulevard off Dunn Avenue.  He died en route to Shands Jacksonville Medical Center.

Witnesses said a silver or grey vehicle was seen leaving the are at the time of the shooting. Police do not yet know why the man was shot.

Anyone with any information that could help in the investigation is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (866) 845-TIPS or the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at (904) 630-0500.