JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — UPDATE 12:00 a.m.: Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Lloyd conducted a presser just before midnight on the latest update surrounding the Hyde Park investigation.
He mentioned that at around 6 p.m. officers responded to 3900 Peter Rabbit Dr. as calls came in about a person shot.
An adult man in his 30s was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He did sustain gunshot wounds to the torso and pelvic areas.
An initial investigation by JSO revealed that the victim and suspect, also in his 30s, knew each other. There was a confrontation between the two which led to gunfire.
Sgt. Lloyd said that they do have a suspect in custody. Three people and four children are believed to have witnessed the shooting.
Violent crime detectives are on scene and the investigation is considered ongoing.
There was another scene established on Jammes Road, not far from the initial crime scene. JSO said that a witness was trying to transport the victim to a fire station close by when police stopped them.
If anyone has information on this shooting you are asked to contact JSO at 904-630-0500.
Original Story: Action News Jax is currently on the scene of a police investigation. While details are still coming in, what is known is that the crime scene has been growing in size since first arriving.
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has been investigating around a large, white van in the middle of Jammes Road. It is currently unclear what role this vehicle might have had in the investigation, if any at all.
A neighbor that ANJ was able to speak with said that he feels safe here but he’s never really seen this heavy of police presence before.
“Big surprise for me. I never seen nothing like it,” Carlos Morales, a neighbor from the area said. “When tape goes up that means something big happened.”
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This is a developing story and as soon as more information is released this story will be updated. Tune in to ANJ at 10 and 11 for continuing updates.