Duval County

JSO: 25-year-old man in critical condition after shooting in shopping center parking lot on Philips Highway

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting in the 8200 block of Philps Highway Friday morning.

Police say they received a 911 call around 2:30 a.m. about a person being shot in the Baymeadows Junction shopping center parking lot. When they arrived at the scene they found a 25-year-old man with gunshot wounds.

The man was transported to the hospital in critical condition. Police say he is expected to make a full recovery though.

Through investigation, police found that the incident escalated from a fight at a party that was going on at one of the businesses.

Police are talking to witnesses to try to get some suspect information. Right now police don’t have a description of the suspect or the vehicle they might have fled in.

JSO is asking anyone who may have information to contact them at 904-630-0500.

This is the third shooting in Jacksonville Friday morning.

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