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Man drives himself home after getting shot in arm Friday in Jacksonville

Posted: July 5, 2014 - 5:07pm

Police are investigating a Friday shooting in Jacksonville in the 1800 block of East 25th Street where a man was shot in the forearm while driving a car.

Officers responded to the 1700 block of North Laura Street just after 11:30 p.m. because of a report that someone was shot, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

The victim told authorities he drove himself home after the shooter approached his car on 25th Street and shot him in the left forearm, police said.

He was transported to a hospital in non-life-threatening condition.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at (904) 630-0500. To remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at (866) 845-TIPS.

Joe Daraskevich: (904) 359-4308

 
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