Jacksonville Police investigate shooting in apartment complex on Franklin Street

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting reported at 3:45 pm on the 800 block of Franklin St.

The call came in from reports of an individual suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim, a 21-year-old black male was inside the lobby of the apartment complex when an unknown suspect entered the establishment and shot them.

The victim has been transported by Jacksonville Fire & Rescue with a single gunshot wound to the hand, and is currently in stable condition.

Police say the at-large suspect fled in an unknown direction from the complex. The description is a 5′9″ tall black male around 25-30 years old wearing all black clothing and a ski mask.

Detectives with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit are currently conducting the investigation regarding this case.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking that if anyone has any information on this case to contact:

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William Clayton

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