Man shot on Franklin Avenue

Jacksonville police say shooter fled the scene


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 21-year-old man was shot in the 200 block of Franklin Avenue around 10:25 p.m. Sunday.

A vehicle pulled up to him while he was walking on the sidewalk and one of the occupants shot him in the right side of his chest. The victim, whose name has not been released, was able to run from the area and call the police. He was taken to UF Health Jacksonville and is listed in stable condition.

The shooter fled the scene before police arrived.

The Violent Crimes Task Force has found handgun casings at the scene but no witnesses.