Man killed in shooting in Jacksonville’s Springfield neighborhood

Map: Man shot on West Seventh Street

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was killed in a shooting Saturday night in the city’s historic Springfield neighborhood, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the Sheriff’s Office, police and the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department responded to a report of a shooting on 7th Street West near Silver Street and found a man suffering from a single gunshot wound. Police said he died at the scene.

Homicide detectives said it appeared three people were at a residence when someone pulled out a gun. At some point, according to JSO, the gun was fired and the victim was shot and killed.

Police were interviewing witnesses and canvassing the area for surveillance cameras and evidence.

At this point, police don’t know if the shooting was intentional or accidental, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office said it believes this was an isolated incident. Police said all people involved are in custody and there is no threat to the community.