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Young man shot up to 7 times dies at hospital, police say

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man who was shot up to seven times Thursday morning died at a hospital, according to Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting was reported before 1:30 a.m. near the Dallas Graham Library.

Police said when they arrived they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds in the road on West 15th Street. The man is thought to be in his late teens or early 20s.

Little information about what might have caused the shooting has been released, but police said two other people are involved.

Investigators said shortly after the gunshot victim arrived at the hospital another man came to the hospital with an arm injury.

Police are speaking to a third person. Police said both people are connected to the shooting but didn’t elaborate on how.

No suspect description has been released, and no vehicles are believed to have been involved.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact the Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500.


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