Police investigating deadly shooting on Barnhill Drive

JSO doesn’t believe there is an increased threat to the community.

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was shot and killed on Barnhill Drive Sunday night, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Police responded to the scene around 6:00 p.m. Officers found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department transported that victim to a nearby hospital, where he was ultimately pronounced dead.

JSO’s Homicide and Crime Scene Units are leading an investigation. Detectives interviewed multiple witnesses and canvassed the area for video recordings.

Police believe the victim was approached by multiple suspects in a silver sedan. Those suspects fired several shots at the victim. JSO thinks this was a targeted attack, with no further threat to the nearby community.

Anyone with information that could help police is asked 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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