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10-year-old shot in drive-by on Westside

Jacksonville police have no suspects

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police are looking for whoever shot a 10-year-old boy as he was inside in his Westside home, playing a video game, Friday night. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said someone in a car drove by a home on Jessica Lane and started firing shots around 10:50 p.m.

One bullet went through a window of the home and hit a 10-year-old boy while he he was playing a video game. That child was taken to a hospital, where he went into surgery. His injuries are said to be non-life-threatening.

Multiple gunshots were fired at the house, according to JSO. Other bullets hit the side of the house on Jessica Lane.

The shooting has some neighbors on edge.

"I was watching the TV and then I heard three gunshots and then I immediately dial 911. And then as soon as I get out of the house, I see a lot of policemen here and an ambulance. Outside my house. So I don’t know what’s going on but I heard three gunshots," said neighbor Emmanuel Juanillio.

Police don't have any suspect information. Police are interviewing witnesses to figure out more information.

Police are asking people in the area review their home surveillance video about that time so see if they spot anything that could help. 

If you have any information on who may have fired those shots, you're urged to call the Jacksonville sheriff's office at 630-0500 or First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-tips.


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