Man shot in leg in Ortega Hills area

By Crystal Moyer, Morning assignment desk, backup traffic reporter, cmoyer@wjxt.com
Published On: Feb 04 2014 04:46:12 AM EST
Updated On: Feb 04 2014 12:59:52 PM EST
Ortega Hills shooting
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is trying to find the person responsible for shooting a man in the leg in the Ortega Hills area of the Westside early Tuesday morning.

Police said a little after midnight a man was shot in the leg while standing on the sidewalk at 8440 Whispering Pines Drive.

According to JSO, the victim was driven to the hospital by a friend with non-life-threatening injuries.

There was no immediate suspect information and police are investigating.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

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