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Few clues after deadly shooting in Northwest Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly shooting with no witnesses and no suspects in custody. The shooting happened about 3:20 a.m. Tuesday according to a spokesperson for the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Police were called to West 26th Street near the intersection of Lionell Street via a ShotSpotter alert and found a 46-year-old man outside between two houses with gunshot wounds. He died at the hospital, according to police.

Detectives were not sure what led up to the shooting at the time the media was briefed, but the spokesperson said that neighbors heard arguing and yelling before the sound of gunshots. Police had not found any witnesses to what happened.

Detectives think the shooter ran from the scene and no vehicles were involved.

According to News4Jax records, this was the 167th homicide and 133rd murder in Jacksonville this year.

Anyone with information is asked to contact JSO by phone at 904-630-0500, email at jsocrimetips@jaxsheriff.org or CrimeStoppers at 866-845-tips.


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