Police: Man, 25, killed in drive-by shooting

By Christopher Yazbec, News editor, News4Jax.com, cyazbec@wjxt.com
Published On: Jan 06 2014 05:50:26 PM EST
Updated On: Jan 07 2014 10:57:55 AM EST
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

A 25-year-old Jacksonville man was killed in a drive-by shooting Monday evening on the Westside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police responded to the 1100 block of Alta Vista Street at the intersection of Alpha Avenue about 5 p.m., where they found Juan Shanks lying in a ditch line.

Witnesses said they heard several gunshots. They said they saw a white car drive through the neighborhood before the shooting, but police don't know if the car was involved.

Anyone who has any information about the killing is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

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