JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police are investigating after a 52-year-old Northwest Jacksonville man was shot and killed by a masked gunman Friday night at an Arlington apartment complex.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Russell Wright was shot about 8 p.m. at the Monterey Arms Apartments on Playa Way, off of University Boulevard North.
Police said witnesses saw the victim shot by a man wearing a dark mask or having something covering his face. While witnesses couldn't provide an age or facial description, the gunman was described as black, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall and average weight. He may have fled the scene in a white vehicle, possibly a truck or SUV.
Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.
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