JSO investigating after man found shot to death on the Eastside

Jacksonville police are investigating two deadly shootings that happened within just 40 minutes of each other Saturday morning. The first deadly shooting was near Sydney Street by Willowbranch Park in the Riverside neighborhood. The second shooting happened on West 5th street.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says a man was found shot and killed Saturday morning on West 5th Street.

JSO said the man was found at 7:20 a.m. in the street in the Eastside neighborhood, and he had been shot at least once.

Police do not have any suspect information and are continuing to search the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

The homicide was the second one reported in a span of 40 minutes in Jacksonville on Saturday morning. The first was in the Riverside area, near Willowbranch Park.

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