JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Late Saturday night, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office told News4Jax deputies were investigating a shooting on the city's Northside as aggravated battery.

A spokesperson said the shooting happened about 8:15 p.m.

Officers learned of it after a friend of the victim took him to a local hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg.

The victim said he was shot while he was inside a vehicle at 12450 Biscayne Blvd. at the Mission Point Apartments. 

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Task Force are investigating.

Anyone with any information that could help investigators is asked to call Crimestoppers at 866-845-TIPS.