Man shot Monday on King Road dies

18-year-old sustained life-threatening wounds, died at hospital Wednesday


JACKSONVILLE, Fla – An 18-year-old man shot on Kings Road early Monday morning died.

Tyrone Jackson was shot in the 1600 area of Kings Road and dropped off at the hospital, where he died.

Jackson was a freshman at Florida State College at Jacksonville. His death is being investigated as a homicide, police said.

Around 1 a.m. Monday officers with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office were dispatched to UF Health because of a person with a gunshot wound.

The initial investigation led officers to Kings Road near Tyler Street.

Police said Monday they did not have any suspect information.

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