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Man admits to shooting another man during an attempted robbery, Jacksonville police say

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Police are investigating after they say a man admitted to shooting another man overnight in self-defense.

Officers were called out to the 900 block of Water Street at 12:55 a.m. Friday about a shooting.

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When officers arrived, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said they found a man who had been shot multiple times.

He was taken to a hospital and is in stable condition.

Police said a man at the crime scene turned himself in for the shooting and told officers he was defending himself during an attempted robbery.

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It is unknown if the person that was shot was armed. Detectives are investigating.

If you have any information, you are asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCRIMETIPS@JAXSHERIFF.ORG.

To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

Aurielle Eady

Aurielle Eady, Action News Jax

Aurielle Eady is a digital content producer for Action News Jax.

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