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One shot in Lackawanna attempted robbery

Victim expected to be okay

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville police responded to a call of gunfire in the Lackawanna neighborhood, early Saturday morning.

Police arrived to find a man had been shot in in the face, but those wounds were non-life threatening, according to investigators.

He was taken to UF Health for treatment.

Detectives said the victim was walking home when he was approached by two men in a car, demanding items from the victim. A fight ensured and resulted in a gun being fired.

Police have not found the two men suspected in the attempted robbery. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.