Jacksonville police: Man shot near Woodstock food mart

Man taken to hospital with life-threatening gunshot wound, JSO says


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was shot and wounded Monday morning near a food mart in the Woodstock area of the city's Westside, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. 

Officers responded about 6 a.m. to a report of a person shot in the area of the McDuff Food Mart on North McDuff Avenue, just north of West Beaver Street. 

Police said a man was found with a life-threatening gunshot wound to the chest around the right front corner of the store. He was transported to UF Health hospital.

According to an incident report, the store clerk told police that the man had bought beers and lotto tickets with two other men. 

Detectives continue to investigate. 

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