Detectives investigate Christmas Eve homicide in Westside neighborhood

Police: 23-year-old shot, killed at Madison Savannah Oaks apartments


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 23-year-old man was shot and killed after a disturbance Monday afternoon at the Madison at Savannah Oaks Apartment Homes on the Westside.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Sgt. Dan Jansen said gunshots were heard after an altercation about 2 p.m. at the complex on Roosevelt Boulevard.

Police say Harold Woodard died en route to a hospital and whoever did the shooting was at large.

Homicide detectives were questioning witnesses, but said it was too early to know what the disturbance was about or a motive for the shooting.

This is the 11th murder in Jacksonville in December and the 89th of 2012.

Anyone with information that could help police find this gunman is asked to call 866-845-TIPS.