Duval County

JSO: Man dies at hospital following shooting in Woodstock neighborhood

Leonard Cure, 53, exonerated after being wrongly convicted of robbing a drug store in 2003, killed after traffic stop in Georgia.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly overnight shooting on Sophia Street.


According to detectives, at around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the area and located a man with at least one gunshot wound. Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department transported the victim to a local hospital where he died.

Detectives with the Homicide and Crime Scene units are conducting their investigations at the scene and are canvassing the area for witnesses and surveillance video.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500, email jsocrimetips@jaxsheriff.org or call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

Action News Jax will continue to follow the story and update you as events unfold.

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