The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that left a man dead in west Jacksonville.
On Thursday morning, JSO responded to a shooting at the 8500 block of Oglesby Avenue where they found Timothy James Basden, 42, in a vehicle with gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses said they saw the shooting suspect flee the scene. The suspect was described as a black man, according to police.
JSO said a black smaller SUV-style was seen leaving the area with possible vehicle damage due to the damage done on the victim's vehicle.
Neighbors told Action News Jax that the shooting may have been drug related.
JSO interviewed neighbors. I spoke to 4 who ALL tell me they think this is drug related. They tell me a rival drug dealer shot the victim. A source says the victim has a criminal history. @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/TsfOxZ5AnE— Varisa Lall Dass (@VarisaANJax) March 8, 2018
Anyone who knows anything about the shooting is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email us at JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000 contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.
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