19-year-old hospitalized in drive-by shooting
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 19-year-old man was in the hospital Wednesday night after being shot in the leg during a drive-by shooting.
According to police the man was on a porch outside of a home on Mayapple Road when an unknown car flew past and open fired around 7 p.m.
Elizabeth Killen, 9, who lives at the home, heard the shooting as it happened.
"I was in my room playing video games on my laptop and I just heard a gunshot and I freaked out I was like mom what was that. I went into her room and she said she thought it was gunshots so stay in the house so I did and a little while later she told me I could come out," Killen said.
Police said they don't currently have a description of the vehicle or the shooter due to conflicting accounts from witnesses.
Officials continued to say they aren't sure if the shooting was gang-related but are looking into the possibility.
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