JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 40-year-old man who was shot Sunday morning at a hotel on Airport Road has died, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
The shooting is listed as a murder on the JSO Transparency Site.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said it received a 911 call shortly after 5 a.m. about a shooting at the Travelodge Inn and Suites on Airport Road.
Officers on the scene said they located a man with at least one gunshot wound. Police said he was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he died. Police are calling it a murder.
Anyone with information about the incident 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 fatal shooting Sunday morning in Jacksonville. Police said a person was killed earlier in the morning on Lane Avenue. There have been 77 murders this year. That’s down significantly from 97 at this time one year ago.