At approximately 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, police officers were summoned to 10500 Lem Turner Rd. following reports of gunshots being discharged in the vicinity.
Nearly simultaneously, another report was received indicating an adult male in an unresponsive state inside a vehicle within the same vicinity as the initial incident.
Upon their arrival, law enforcement discovered an individual who displayed signs of being wounded by gunfire.
The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department promptly arrived on the scene and conveyed the injured person to a nearby medical facility, where efforts to save his life were undertaken. Regrettably, the man succumbed to his injuries.
The JSO homicide unit and the crime scene unit swiftly responded, initiating a thorough inquiry. They interviewed potential witnesses and examined the possibility of any available surveillance footage.
JSO encourages individuals possessing any information to reach out to the sheriff’s office at 904-630-0500. For those preferring to maintain confidentiality, Crime Stoppers can be contacted at 866-845-TIPS.