16-year-old shot on Pearce Street

Published On: Aug 06 2014 09:13:04 AM EDT   Updated On: Jun 25 2014 05:45:29 PM EDT

Detectives say a teenager hit by two bullets while walking on Pearce Street on Wednesday afternoon told them the shots were fired from a passing car.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said a 16-year-old whose name was not released was taken to UF Health with injuries to his hand and calf.  His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Aggravated battery investigators said the victim said he had no idea who would want to shoot him. Detectives said they had no suspect information other than the car was white.

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


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