JSO: 1 shot in neck on Arlington River Drive

Jacksonville police say shooting reported at apartment complex


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville police are investigating after a person was shot in the neck Tuesday afternoon in the Woodland Acres neighborhood, south of Arlington Expressway.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the shooting was reported at the Cimarron Apartments on Arlington River Drive.

Police said the man's wound was not life-threatening. Residents at the complex were putting pressure on the wound to stop the bleeding when officers arrived, and investigators said they should be commended for their efforts.

Police said the man was not cooperating with the investigation and declined to provide a description of the shooter.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.