Police investigating shooting in Highlands neighborhood

JSO says one person was injured in the incident

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday morning in the Highlands neighborhood of the Northside.

Police said they arrived around 2:50 a.m. to Pinehurst Drive, which is in a residential neighborhood, and found an adult suffering from a gunshot wound. JSO said rescue personnel transported that individual to a nearby hospital to receive treatment for non-life-threatening injuries. According to the Sheriff’s Office, no one else was injured in the incident.

Police said at the time that they did not have any suspect information, and the circumstances surrounding the shooting were largely unknown. Detectives will investigate the case.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information that could help investigators to call JSO at 904-630-0500. Those who would prefer to remain anonymous can contact First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).


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