JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was accidentally shot early Sunday morning in the Riverview area of Northwest Jacksonville, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
It happened about 4:20 a.m. at a home Madison Avenue, just east of Lem Turner Road.
Police said they learned a person who lives in the home was carrying a firearm when it accidentally went off, and a man in his late 20s was shot in the abdomen.
The man was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
The Sheriff’s Office said the man, the person who was carrying the gun and a witness were all cooperative when interviewed by investigators.