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Man shot in car in New Town dies

Jacksonville police said victim in his 40s drove two blocks before crashing

Police have blocked Union Street at Acorn while they investigate a shooting.
Police have blocked Union Street at Acorn while they investigate a shooting. (Sky4)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police are looking for two people in a dark-colored sedan after multiple shots were fired into another car Friday afternoon, killing a man in his 40s.

Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives said the shooting happened on Logan Street, north Beaver Street, about 2:55 p.m. The victim drove about two blocks before crashing into a vacant lot at the corner of Acorn and West Union streets, next to Eugene Butler Middle School.

The victim was taken to UF Health Jacksonville, where he died.

Police said they are looking for two suspects, who should be considered armed and dangerous. Investigators said they were looking at surveillance video hoping to identify the gunmen’s vehicle.


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