Teen found fatally shot on sidewalk in front of Murray Hill Baptist Church

A teenager was killed Tuesday night in a shooting in the Murray Hill neighborhood.

Jacksonville police are searching for the person who pulled the trigger, hitting the teen multiple times. He was found on the sidewalk in front of Murray Hill Baptist Church on Post Street near Dancy Street.

Police say they were called out to the area around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday because of reports of gunfire, and they found the boy, who died at the scene. His name and exact age have not been released.

It’s unclear if he lived in the area, or what exactly led up to the deadly shooting.

Multiple detectives and at least two crime scene vans were in the area, and investigators said they need the public to come forward to help them solve the case.

You can call the JSO non-emergency number at 904-630-0500 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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