2nd homicide at Westside apartment complex comes days after teen was fatally shot

A man was found fatally shot outside of the Valencia Way Apartments Monday afternoon, the Jacksonville Sheirff’s Office said.

According to JSO, when officers arrived at the complex on Labelle Street, formerly known as Eureka Gardens, they found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound around 1 p.m. after receiving calls about a shooting. He died at the scene.

JSO said the man is believed to be between 20 to 30 years old.

JSO is investigating, talking with potential witnesses and reviewing any surveillance footage to learn more about the incident.

No suspected information is available as police are early in the investigation.

Just five days ago, a teen was fatally shot at the complex, marking the first homicide at the apartment this year.

According to JSO, it’s unclear if the shootings are related.

If you know anything about this shooting, you’re encouraged to call 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers ar 866-845-TIPS.

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