Man found stabbed in Lakeshore neighborhood

Jacksonville police detain suspect for questioning

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – After a man with a stab wound was found outside of an apartment complex on Lexington Avenue in the Lakeshore neighborhood Saturday night, Jacksonville police said they detained a suspect.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office was alerted to the stabbing about 10 p.m. by a 911 call. Officers found a middle-aged man suffering from a stab wound to his upper chest. The severity of the victim’s injuries was not immediately known.

Investigators believe the victim was involved in an altercation with another person in the courtyard of the apartment complex. During the dispute, according to police, the other individual approached and stabbed the victim. JSO confirmed that it detained a suspect, who was being interviewed.

Anyone with information that could help investigators with this case is asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500. To remain anonymous, contact First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).

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