Man climbs into cab of parked semi, shoots driver, Jacksonville police say

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting in a parking lot on North Main Street (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A semi-truck driver was critically wounded early Thursday morning in a shooting on North Main Street, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said.

Officers said a witness told them a man got into the victim’s semi-truck in the parking lot of a supermarket on North Main Street, near 50th Street East. The witness told police there was an argument before shots were fired and the shooter ran off.

Officers responded a little after midnight and found a man in his late 20s suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body.

He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and was undergoing surgery, police said.

News4JAX crews at the scene saw a section of a large parking lot near Harvey’s Supermarkets was blocked off during the early morning hours.

If anyone has any information regarding the shooting, you are asked to contact JSO at 904-630-0500 or you can remain anonymous by contacting CrimeStoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.