JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 58-year-old man shot early Sunday morning in a unit at a Hogan’s Creek apartment complex was treated at an area hospital and then released.
The Jacksonville Sheriffs Office said it responded about 5:45 a.m. to the shooting on West 4th Street at Madison Street and found the man with a single gunshot wound. He was expected to be OK.
Police said the shooter, described as a man between 20 and 30 years old, was last seen running from the scene.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, the victim and the shooter know each other and police were working to determine the relationship between the two.
Several witnesses were questioned. Police said they believe this was an isolated incident.
According to the JSO crime mapping tool, within a mile of Sunday’s shooting scene, there have been 11 burglaries, 23 assaults, 13 vehicle break-ins and 33 cases of theft in the last month.
One neighbor, who did not wish to be identified, told News4Jax that he and others want to see more police out regularly.
“We’ve been having meetings and stuff. We’ve been trying to tell the police they need to be coming through here more and checking up on us,” the neighbor said.
Anyone with information about Sunday’s shooting is asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).