Man shot, killed early Saturday on Jacksonville's Eastside

Jacksonville police say Franklin Street homicide may be linked to robbery

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man shot several times early Saturday morning outside an apartment complex on Franklin Street has died, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

A witness called police about 4 a.m. Officers and Jacksonville Fire-Rescue found the man had been shot several times. He was taken to UF Health Jacksonville but later died.

Homicide detectives said the shooting may have stemmed from a robbery in the parking lot, but were still investigating exactly what happened.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

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