Man found shot to death on Westside

Patrice Lamar Sherman was 22-years-old, police say

Published On: Dec 14 2012 08:47:49 AM EST   Updated On: Dec 15 2012 05:09:45 PM EST
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Homicide detectives are investigating after 22-year-old man was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds along Jammes Road early Friday morning.

Police identified the victim as Patrice Lamar Sherman.

Police said someone passing by saw the body in a ditch about 7:15 a.m. and called 911.

"There are several shell casings on the sidewalk next to the victim. He apparently has been shot," said to Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Sgt. Jay Farhat.

On Saturday, police identified the victim as Patrice Lamar Sherman.

Police questioned people in the area, including residents of the nearby Treetop Apartments, hoping to find a witness to what happened.

Jammes Road was closed between Morse Avenue and Turknett Road due to the police investigation until just after noon.