Police search for gunman in Westside neighborhood
Updated On: Jun 18 2014 10:55:31 AM EDT
Police are searching for a gunman who ran after shooting another man outside a Westside home on Tuesday afternoon.
About 2 p.m. the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office was called to a mobile home on Metto Avenue in a neighborhood off 103rd Street just west of Interstate 295. Officers found 32-year-old Stephen Small with a gunshot wound. He was taken to UF Health Jacksonville in critical condition.
Police said Wednesday that according to medical staff, Small's injuries are "not survivable."
A witness told police a man with a gun ran from the scene.
Officers, some with K-9 teams, were going door-to-door in a three-block radius telling residents to be on the lookout for the gunman.
"The area is saturated with officers," JSO Sgt. Dan Janson said. "We're doing a search at this point."
Anyone with information is asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.
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