JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man is dead after a shooting that police said took place around 2 a.m. Sunday on Lane Avenue.
According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, an argument broke out between people in the drive-thru of a liquor store on Lane Avenue.
Then, according to police, three people in one car traveled onto Lane Avenue and another vehicle pulled up next to them. Police said someone inside that vehicle fired at the car, hitting a man who was a passenger. Police said both vehicles took off.
According to JSO, police called to the shooting on Lane Avenue initially did not find any victims, but when a Florida Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a car for erratic driving near Collins Road, close to Interstate 295, the passenger who was shot was found dead in the car. Police said the driver of the car was being interviewed.
According to News4Jax records, the death is the 88th homicide in Jacksonville so far this year.
Police have no suspect information but are canvassing the area and looking for video evidence. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).
This was the second shooting Sunday morning in Jacksonville. Later in the morning, according to police, a man suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting on the Northside.