Putnam County detectives search for gunman who shot, killed 29-year-old

Putnam County detectives search for gunman who shot, killed 29-year-old
Joseph Rigdon was shot and killed Wednesday, Oct. 28 in Palatka, FL. Putnam County detectives are searching for a suspect.

PALATKA, Fla. —

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting death of a 29-year-old Palatka man.

Officers responded to reports of gunshots Wednesday evening at 154 Lettie Lane in Palatka, where they found Joseph Rigdon injured.

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Rigdon was taken to a nearby hospital, but despite lifesaving attempts, he was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The autopsy confirmed Rigdon’s death was from a gunshot wound.

Rigdon was living near the same location officers found him injured.

Currently, there are no suspects, but detectives are continuing to interview neighbors and friends.

No weapon was recovered at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers of NE Florida at 1-888-277-8477 or download the P3 app. Tips are anonymous and eligible for a reward if leading to an arrest.