Man shot, killed on Jacksonville's Westside

Published On: Feb 02 2013 09:31:50 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 02 2013 04:01:36 PM EST

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting death Friday night on the Westside.

Responding to a 911 call about shots fired at 9:30 p.m. at 1500 West 19th Street, Jacksonville Fire-Rescue  found a man shot and lying on the side of the road.  The victim could not be revived and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives said the man appeared to be in his mid-20s, but his identity was not released Friday night.

Neighbors told police they heard two gunshots in the area.  Detectives did not have any suspects, but said it was still early in the investigation.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.


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