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Man shot outside Baymeadows hotel, Jacksonville police say

JSO: Young man shot by another man in parking lot of Days Inn hotel

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was shot and injured Thursday morning outside a hotel in the Baymeadows area of the Southside, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

Officers responded just after 7:30 a.m. to shooting in the parking lot of the Days Inn hotel on Dix Ellis Trail, near Baymeadows Road and Interstate 95.

Investigators said they learned a man was shot by another man, who took off before police arrived.

The victim, who police described as a young man, was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear. Detectives continue to investigate. 

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. 

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