Police ID man fatally shot near Edward Waters College

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office investigates homicide on Dot Street


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man fatally shot about 11 p.m. April 28 on Dot Street in the New Town neighborhood has been identified.

Police said Christopher Williams, 20, died the next morning at UF Health Jacksonville.

Police tape surrounded the playground of a park at the intersection of Dot and Pierce streets, three blocks from Edward Waters College. Jacksonville Sheriff's Office homicide investigators were looking for witnesses and evidence. 

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