Man shot on Westside early Friday morning


JACKSONVILLE, Fla – Police say a man shot in the chest on the Westside early Friday morning tried to drive away and ended up with his SUV in a ditch. 

The man, whose name was not released, was shot while driving west on Wiley Road between Navajo Avenue and Muncie Avenue, just off Lane Avenue, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Officers said the victim crashed shortly after he was shot and was transported to UF Health Jacksonville. According to police, his injury was non-life-threatening.

The JSO's violent crime unit said no witnesses were found to the shooting and no arrest was made.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.