Police search for shooter after man dies from gunshot wounds

25-year-old found shot last week on Jacksonville's Westside


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 25-year-old man was fatally shot last week on Jacksonville's Westside, the Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday.

Police said Gary Heath was found with multiple gunshots wounds about 3 p.m. Sept. 19 on Indian Lakes Drive, north of 103rd Street.

Heath was taken to a Jacksonville hospital, where he underwent surgery for life-threatening injuries, but he later died from his wounds.

Witnesses told police that the suspect shooter was a light-skinned black male with dreadlocks pulled back into a ponytail, wearing a black shirt and black gym shorts.

Anyone with any information on the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.