Man shot, found in backseat of car dies at hospital

Man shot, killed found in car in Moncrief

By Jennifer Ready - Reporter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A man was shot and killed just before midnight in Jacksonville's Moncrief neighborhood, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Officers were alerted by ShotSpotter technology to a shooting on Effee Street near West 26th Street around 11:45 p.m. As they arrived, they conducted a traffic stop and found Andre Clarence Brazil, 27, in the backseat of a car with a gunshot wound.

Investigators say he had been shot at least once.  First responders transported him to UF Health where he later died.

The driver he was in the car with was detained by police. Homicide detectives questioned that individual to find out what led to the shooting. No arrests have been made.

Multiple shell casings were found on Effie Street. Officers said there is no suspect information at this time.

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