Man injured in car-to-car shooting has message for gunman

Jacksonville police say person in 2nd car hospitalized with gunshot wound


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Another man has come forward with more details about a shootout on Philips Highway that left a 21-year-old father dead.

Corey Spann was killed early Sunday morning after witnesses told police two cars pulled up next to each other  on Philips near University Boulevard and exchanged gunfire.

Another driver approached News4Jax to say he was also shot during the gunfire. He didn't want to give his name because one of the shooters is still at large, but said gunfire started between the two cars that were behind him.

"I was at a red light and everything just happened. There was gun shots and I just took off," the man told News4Jax. "We went through all of the lights and then I felt a bullet hit me in my back. My cousin was in the passenger seat just trying to calm me down and stuff and my tire blew out."

He said he pulled into a Shell station and called for help.

He is recovering, and has even returned to work, but has a message for the gunman who killed one driver and left him injured.

"Man, you’re putting innocent people in situations that they’re not involved in. Just turn yourself in," he said.

Police are still asking for help tracking down whoever else was involved and urge anyone with any information to call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.