Duval County

JSO: Man shot in stomach when he opened door to home on Jacksonville’s Westside

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said a man is in critical condition after he was shot while answering the door of his home on Labelle Street.


Detectives said that officers responded to the area at around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday and located the man with a gunshot wound to the stomach. He was transported to a local hospital in critical but stable condition.

The initial investigation revealed that there was a knock at the front door of the victim’s home. When he went to open the door, an unknown suspect fired a single shot into the victim’s stomach before fleeing the area in an unknown direction.

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

Action News Jax will continue to follow the story and will bring you updates as we learn more.

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