Police said ‘AK-style’ rifles used in Moncrief shooting that left one person in critical condition

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is looking for two suspects who used ‘AK-style’ rifles to shoot a victim in the Moncrief neighborhood on Thursday evening.


Police were dispatched to the area of 4400 Moncrief Rd. when calls came in about a man shot.

When officers arrived they found that man, described to be in his late 20s, suffering from a gunshot to the stomach. He was taken to a local hospital where police said he was in critical but stable condition.

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Two suspects were captured on surveillance video wearing dark clothing and masks. They were seen running away on foot, armed with AK-style rifles.

JSO said in a briefing that the victim seemed to be targeted. He was at a nearby plaza when several shots were fired in his direction.

If anyone has information on this shooting you are asked to call the police at 904-630-0500.

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