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Attempted robbery leads to shootout

JSO releases surveillance video in attempted robbery

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has released new surveillance video in an attempted robbery Friday night that led to a shootout.

A man is in the hospital after he was shot in the incident in Northshore.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office received a call at 9 p.m. in reference to shots fired on 61 Street and Pearl Street.

When officers arrived, they found a man in his 30s shot in both legs.

He was then transported to UF and was in stable condition.

Police said the man was walking home, when a suspect approached him and demanded his belongings, then pulled out a gun. The victim also pulled out a gun and both men started shooting at each other.

The suspect is described as a black male in dark clothes, wearing reflective Air Jordan sneakers.

Police are asking for the community's help in finding the suspect and anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 904-398-3775.

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