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Man beaten, shot during robbery on Tyler Street

Victim's roommate calls police hours later from home on Steele Street

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A person was robbed and shot Tuesday morning during a robbery near a restaurant on King Street, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

According to police, a man in his mid-20s was beaten by two or three people and shot during a robbery around 2 a.m. at Sassy’s Wings and More.

After the robbery, the man walked back to his home on Steele Street, officers said. The man’s roommate called police a few hours later.

The victim was taken to UF Health Jacksonville with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said they are questioning neighbors and reviewing surveillance video.

Anyone with any information is asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500.


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