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A person has been shot near Beachwood Boulevard and Sail Avenue, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
Officials said a man was taken to the hospital after being shot multiple times in the the legs and groin area. He has non-life-threatening injuries.
#JSO is working a reported person shot near Beachwood Boulevard and Sail Avenue.— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) July 23, 2019
BREAKING: @JSOPIO on scene of a shooting at at Beachwood Apartments near Beachwood Blvd and Sail Avenue. One person was taken to the hospital with multiple gun shot wounds to legs and groin area @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews Live report coming up at noon pic.twitter.com/rwWXqMpOzs— Jamarlo Phillips (@JamarloANjax) July 23, 2019
The victim told police that he was in a verbal argument with an unknown person before the shooting, JSO says. After the shooting, the suspect ran away and left the area.
An investigation is ongoing.
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