Teenager shot, killed after birthday party in Baymeadows

Jacksonville, FL – A teenager was shot and killed early Saturday morning, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting happened outside an apartment complex on Old Baymeadows Road.

Police say the shooting happened as a birthday party was ending. The teenager left an apartment and was gunned down. Witnesses at the party heard the gunshots.

“It just makes me upset. The Nashville shooting that just happened, it just makes me feel a certain kind of way. It’s like why is this always happening?” said Tony Pham who lives near the complex.

“It does not make me really scared. I do think we need to do a better job of cracking down on crime in Jacksonville,” said Matthew Stefanick who lives at the complex.

Police do not have a suspect in custody at this time.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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