Police identify man shot to death on Division Street

Miguel Martinez-Sanchez, 26, found in road shot to death


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Authorities released the identity of a man who was found shot to death early Jan. 20 at the intersection of Division Street and West 2nd Avenue.

Officers found Miguel Angel Martinez-Sanchez, 26, shot to death in the middle of the intersection after responding to reports of shots fired at 3:30 a.m.

The investigation stretched into the mid-morning. Detectives focused much of their attention near a home on Division Street, using metal detectors in the front and back yards.

The area falls under the 32209 ZIP code, which a News4Jax investigation found was the ZIP code with the highest number of homicides: 22 reported in 2016. The year before, the number was 16.

Last Friday's deadly shooting was the first homicide in the ZIP code this year.

Neighbors said they see more police patrolling in the area, but they're still worried about senseless violence.

Authorities have not released any information regarding the identity of the shooter(s).

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.