Police ID man gunned down in Wesconnett

Neighbors heard several gun shots; body found in yard

Death on Timuquana Road

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are looking for three men who may be involved in a deadly shooting on the Westside.

Sgt. Jay Farhat said a man in his 30s, later identified as Ramon Antonio Anderson, 37, died after a shooting on Catoma Street in the Wesconnett area around 3 a.m. Wednesday.

A neighbor called police after hearing several gunshots, and responding officers found Anderson's body in the yard of a house that is under construction.

Farhat said surveillance video showed three men inside a 4-door sedan near the scene.

Bill Betts frequently takes walks through the neighborhood and said he's seen the neighborhood change. 

"Every neighborhood I've been to, something like this happened -- except for my neighborhood, that has all stopped," Betts said. "Police have been patrolling it more. When you get to fooling with drugs, women -- people just don't care nowadays."

Detectives are searching the area for the gunman. The investigation is in the area off Timuquana Road, not far from the Ortega River.

About the Authors:

Ashley Harding joined the Channel 4 news team in March 2013 and reports every weekday for The Morning Show.