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Man crashes car after shooting

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man is in the hospital recovering after a shooting downtown, Tuesday night.

Sgt. Rickie Valentine from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office reports that the man was shot on Pippin and Franklin streets at 11:40 p.m. He drove less than a mile to Ionia and Pippin streets where he crashed his car.

"Upon arriving, they found a young, black male driver, inside the vehicle. Through their investigation, they found he was suffering from a gunshot wound. JFRD showed up and took him to Shands Medical Center where he is currently being treated," said Sgt. Valentine.

If you have any information, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.