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Family finds object believed to be cannonball

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Westside family made a startling discovery in their yard Sunday evening, finding what police said appears to be a cannonball.

Investigators were sent to a neighborhood on Nussbaum Drive near Kinkaid Road off 103rd Street at about 5:00 p.m.

Surrounding residences were evacuated as a precaution. The JSO bomb squad was called in to remove the device. It was taken to another location and rendered safe.