2 shot outside Northwest Jacksonville home

Police: Man in all black walked up, fired

By Jennifer Ready - Reporter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Two people were shot Wednesday morning while standing outside of a Northwest Jacksonville home, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

The initial report from police indicated that only one man had been shot on Abelia Road near the Moncrief neighborhood, but the police report notes two victims were wounded and taken to UF Health Hospital.

Initially, police said the man was standing outside his house when another man, dressed in all black clothing, walked up and shot him before running off, according to police. They did not mention the second victim listed in the police report.

The Sheriff's Office continues to investigate. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).

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