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Pedestrian shot on Old Middleburg Road; JSO searching for evidence

Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says the victim was picked up by a passing vehicle

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man told police he was shot while walking northbound on Old Middleburg Road North late Friday night, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Police said the victim was picked up by people passing by who took him to a nearby hospital, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries around 11 p.m. Those who helped him said they did not witness the incident occur. The victim also claims not to have seen the shooter.

Officers searched the area where the victim said the shooting took place but were unable to find evidence of a crime scene. JSO’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating this incident.

Police are asking anyone who may have information that could help investigators to contact JSO either by phone at (904) 630-0500 or by email at JSOcrimetips@Jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous, call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).

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