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JSO: Child hospitalized after accidental shooting in Arlington

Juvenile shot in Arlington
Juvenile shot in Arlington (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A child was hospitalized late Friday night after what’s believed to have been an accidental shooting in Arlington, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Jacksonville Police were dispatched at about 11:20 p.m. to the Oak Hammock Apartments on Acme Street north of Atlantic Boulevard in reference to a person shot. Officers found a child suffering from a gunshot wound.

JSO said the child is about 11 or 12 years old.

The Sheriff’s Office said the investigation is ongoing.