Jacksonville police investigating morning shooting

Person found wounded in downtown parking lot

Published On: Jan 18 2014 11:02:45 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 18 2014 03:09:31 PM EST
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Officers with the Jacksonville Service say just before 4:00 a.m. Saturday they got a call about gun shots heard in the area of 500 W. Forsyth St.

When they arrived officers discovered a person shot in the parking lot with a wound to the lower part of the body. The victim was transported to UF Health, and was in stable condition.

JSO says they took witnesses into custody and the Violent Crimes Task Force responded.

Detectives are continuing to investigate.