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Man dies from shooting after JSO reported his injuries were ‘non-life threatening’

Officers responded to a report of someone shot in the area of Rifle Run Ct. They declined to say exactly where.
Officers responded to a report of someone shot in the area of Rifle Run Ct. They declined to say exactly where. (Copyright 2020 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 29-year-old man is dead after a shooting on Rifle Run Court near Hidden Hills in Jacksonville. The shooting happened Wednesday night just before 11:30 p.m.

Neighbors said they heard a loud popping noise and when they went to look, found a man laying in the street with gunshot wounds.

Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said initially the man’s injuries were non-life threatening and he was being treated at the hospital.

At 6:30 the next morning, JSO said the man died while undergoing treatment.

Police said they do not have any suspect information. The victim did not make any statements to police before being taken to the hospital.

JSO is asking anyone who has information regarding this shooting to call them at (904) 630-0500 or to email them at JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. If you would like to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

News4Jax reached out to the sheriff’s office and asked why the victim’s injuries were originally reported as non-life threatening. We’re waiting to hear back.


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