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Driver with life-threatening gunshot wound crashes into utility pole

Crash scene in Magnolia Gardens neighborhood.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police investigating a shooting that may turn deadly after a man who crashed a vehicle into a utility pole in the Magnolia Gardens neighborhood of Northwest Jacksonville was found with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

Sgt Steve Rudlaff said officers first arrived for a reported crash on Cleveland Road at Bunche Drive South just before 9 p.m. Thursday. When trying to extract the driver, responders noticed that man had been shot and was gravely injured.

He was rushed to the hospital where he was last said to be in critical condition.

Police do not have information as to a possible suspect or circumstances of what happened.

If anyone has information that can lead detectives to a suspect, you are urged to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500 or CrimeStoppers at 866-845-TIPS.


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