15-year-old injured after drive-by shooting in Lake Forest

JSO investigating drive-by shooting on Pickett Street near Edgewood Avenue West. (Copyright 2022 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting that happened on Pickett Street near Edgewood Avenue West on Sunday afternoon.

JSO said officers responded to the shooting in the Lake Forest area just before 5 p.m. Upon arrival, police found a 15-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the lower right side. He’s expected to be OK.

The teenager told police he was walking around Pickett Street when a black car drove by and shot him. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police didn’t release a suspect description or give further information on the possible make and model of the vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).

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