Man shot, killed while walking in Mayport

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ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. - A man was shot and killed on Cypress Landing Drive in Mayport on Monday night, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Around 8:30 p.m., JSO officers responded to a call of shots fired on Cypress Landing Drive. When officers arrived at the scene, they were led to a backyard, where they found the victim dead, according to a JSO spokesman.

Witnesses told police the victim, who has not been identified yet, was walking along the street when a small white car drove up and multiple shots were fired from the car. The victim then ran to the backyard where he was found dead, police said.

Police are interviewing witnesses in the area, who are cooperating, JSO said.

Anyone with information is asked to call JSO or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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