The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting an investigation into a fatal shooting that occurred on Monday at an apartment complex situated on the westside of Jacksonville. The incident unfolded at the Exchange at Orange Park on Collins Road, prompting law enforcement response after receiving multiple reports of a shooting around 3:30 p.m.
According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, a man believed to be in the age range of 20 to 25 was shot multiple times in the parking lot of the apartment complex. The shooting involved the use of a rifle, as indicated by JSO. At this early stage of the investigation, there is no available information regarding the suspect or details about any involved vehicles.
Detectives are actively canvassing the apartment complex, aiming to gather evidence and locate surveillance footage that may assist in shedding light on the circumstances surrounding the shooting. JSO has reached out to the community for assistance, encouraging anyone with relevant information to come forward. Individuals can contact JSO at 904-630-0500 or provide anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.
Recent records from News4JAX reveal a concerning trend, indicating that 14 individuals have been shot in Jacksonville since the previous Wednesday. Tragically, three of these shootings resulted in fatalities, underscoring the urgency of addressing the escalating violence in the area.