Jacksonville police ID man shot, killed on Westside

By Ashley Spicer - Reporter, anchor

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Officers are searching for a gunman who shot and killed another man Sunday night on West 6th Street near Huron Street, just north of Commonwealth Avenue.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Michael Thurman Jr., 40, was shot sometime before 10:30 p.m. Sunday. He was taken to a hospital, where he died. 

Police said the incident may have happened outside of the home, but they are still working to verify that and develop suspect information.

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

According to JSO's crime map, there has been one other homicide within one-half mile of Sunday night's fatal shooting, along with 23 assaults, two robberies, 22 thefts, four auto burglaries and three vehicles stolen.

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