Motorcyclist shot several times on Edison Avenue dies
Jacksonville police seek black Ram truck they believe was chasing motorcyclist
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – An altercation Thursday afternoon between a motorcyclist and someone in a pickup truck near the intersection of Edison Avenue and Cherokee Street escalated to gunfire and a man in his 20s was killed, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
A family member identified the man as Kollin Felton, 26.
Officers responding to a shots-fired call at 1:24 p.m. found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds in a commercial area near McCoy’s Creek.
Police said the man was being chased by the driver of a black Ram pickup truck, which sped away from the scene. Investigators said it appears more than 15 shots were fired at the victim. According to police, the truck appeared to have a large white sticker on the back window (photo at end of article).
Surveillance video obtained by News4Jax appears to show Felton riding his motorcycle down Edison Avenue, then turning onto Cherokee Boulevard, and a black pickup is following him. No shots can be seen fired, but it appears Felton’s motorcycle goes down, and the pickup truck stops for several seconds before driving away.
By the end of the day, dozens of family members and family of the victim gathered at the scene.
“It’s just scary because we all have kids," said a neighbor who heard the shots. "My kids play outside every day. Their bus stop is literally the corner where the boy got shot.”
Anyone with information that could help police in the investigation was asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. An anonymous tip can be made by contacted Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.
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