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Man shot on Moncrief Dinsmore Road

Shot several times in the chest

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man shot several times in the chest Monday night is in the the hospital with life-threatening injuries., according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police responding to the 7900 block of Moncrief Dinsmore Road at 10:37 found the man inside a home, with several gunshot wounds. 

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Before being transported, the victim told police that he was walking down Redpoll Avenue when a male, wearing black clothes, ambushed him and shot him. The suspect fled on foot while the victim ran into the house.

JSO's Violent Crimes Task Force is investigating.

Anyone with information is encouraged  to call the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office or Crime Stoppers at 866- 845-8477 (TIPS).