Man injured after shots fired at Mandarin home with child inside

9-year-old girl inside home during shooting not injured

By Maria Hernandez - Associate producer

A man was taken to the hospital after an unknown suspect shot up a residence.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 20-year-old man was injured Sunday night when the Mandarin home he was in had multiple shots fired into it, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

Police responded at 11 p.m. to a home on Mandarin Road, where they said an unknown individual began shooting multiple rounds into residence from the road.

The man told police he was watching television on his bed when he heard six to eight gunshots coming from outside. One of the bullets struck him in his right shin.

A 9-year-old girl and a 38-year-old woman were inside the home at the time of the shooting, but were not injured. 

The man was taken to Orange Park Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Police did not have any suspect information to provide.

 

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