JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A man is dead after police with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office found him suffering from a gunshot wound in the back of a car during a traffic stop.
According to police, Tuesday at approximately 11:45 p.m., ShotSpotter, a gunshot detector system, alerted JSO about a possible shooting in the 3600 block of Effee Street.
JSO said their officers quickly responded to the area and performed a traffic stop on a white, four-door car seen leaving the area.
Inside the car, police said they found a 27-year-old man who had been shot. He was taken to UF Health where he was pronounced deceased.
Investigators are on scene taking photos of evidence markers on Effee Street where police say they found a man with a gunshot wound in a vehicle. The victim later died at the hospital @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/CMcxE78Ebp— Alicia Tarancon (@AliciaANJax) February 20, 2019
Police said they have a person who was in the car in custody for questioning.
Police tell us they don’t have any suspect information at this time but they have put out a crime stoppers sign for anyone who may have seen something to come forward @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/HYY72texwi— Alicia Tarancon (@AliciaANJax) February 20, 2019
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