JSO: 21-year-old shot in back while riding in car


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 21-year-old man was injured Monday evening when he was shot in the back by what appeared to be a stray bullet that came into a car he was riding in, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

The shooting was reported at 4:30 p.m. at Marion and Stark streets.

It's unclear where the gunshot came from, police said.

The wounded man was taken to UF Health hospital by a friend. His injuries were not life-threatening, police said.

Officers said they received varying accounts of the shooting from the people in the vehicle and witnesses in the neighborhood.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS or JSO at 904-630-0500.