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JSO: Man killed in reported drive-by shooting in Longbranch area

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office reported one person was killed in a reported drive-by shooting in the Longbranch area located at Buckman St. and East 30th St.

JSO reported that around 5:57 p.m., Officers responded at the 3900 block of Buckman St. finding a man suffering from gunshot wounds.

JSO stated that the victim was walking along East 30th Street when a dark-colored sedan approached, and drove past, firing several rounds at him. The vehicle then fled east on East 30th St.

JFRD transported the victim to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased due to his injuries.

There are no current details on a possible suspect.

Several passersby’s remained at the scene following the incident and are being interviewed by police.

JSO encourages anyone with information that can assist us with this investigation to please call the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number at (904) 630-0500 or Crime stoppers at (866) 845 -TIPS. They can also provide information online at JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org

This is an ongoing investigation and will be updated when details arrive.

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