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Police find man shot in car on I-295 at Old St. Augustine Road

Victim was transported with non-life-threatening injuries

JSO found a man suffering from gunshot wounds inside a vehicle on I-295 and Old St. Augustine Rd. early Sunday morning. Picture courtesy of a News4Jax viewer.
JSO found a man suffering from gunshot wounds inside a vehicle on I-295 and Old St. Augustine Rd. early Sunday morning. Picture courtesy of a News4Jax viewer. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police found a man suffering from several gunshot wounds inside a car on the southbound lanes of Interstate 295 near the Old St. Augustine Road exit early Sunday morning.

Jacksonville officers called to the scene at 2:12 a.m. found the male victim inside a vehicle. A News4Jax viewer witnessed the scene and sent pictures showing a heavy police presence on the side of the highway.

The victim was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Aggravated battery detectives are investigating the incident.