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Wounded man walks mile for help after shooting

Investigators shine a flash light around the perimeter of the building looking for clues.
Investigators shine a flash light around the perimeter of the building looking for clues. (WJXT 2020)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man is recovering after he was shot early Wednesday morning on Jasper Avenue near the intersection of Arlington Place Road in the Woodland Acres neighborhood.

A Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office spokesman said the man was shot about 2:30 a.m., then walked about a mile to a Mobil/Circle K gas station at Atlantic Boulevard and Bowland Street to get help. Employees called 911 and the man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

JSO said there was no suspect information provided by the man who was shot.

Police are asking that anyone with information to contact JSO at 904-630-0500, email jsocrimetips@jaxsheriff.org or call CrimeStoppers at 866-845-TIPS.


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