Police: Man injured in Pine Forest drive-by shooting

JSO: Man shot in his yard, taken to hospital


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man in his 20s was injured in a drive-by shooting Thursday evening in the Pine Forest neighborhood, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. 

Police said a man was in his yard on Wright Avenue when a car drove up about 8 p.m. and someone inside fired several shots, hitting the man once in the side.

Witnesses told police that they heard four or five gunshots. 

The man was taken to UF Health Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The Sheriff's Office continues to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.