15-year-old boy shot in drive-by, JSO says


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 15-year-old boy was injured Tuesday night in a drive-by shooting in Northwest Jacksonville, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. 

Officers responded about 7 p.m. to shots fired on Fletchette Avenue, where they found a teenage boy who had been shot in the leg.

Police said they learned that the teen was in his front yard when a gunman in a gold Infiniti sedan began shooting.

The teen was taken to UF Health with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. No other injuries were reported.

The Sheriff's Office continues to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.