Teen found dead after shooting outside of birthday party, Jacksonville police say

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at The Avenues apartment complex on Baymeadows Road on the southside of Jacksonville early Saturday morning.

When officers arrived, they located a 16-year-old male dead in the parking lot.


During their investigation, they found there was a birthday party inside an apartment complex.

As the party wrapped up, the victim left the apartment alone. Minutes later, someone inside the party heard gunshots.

Then they came outside and located the victim dead.

There are several shell casings on the scene. Police continue to investigate.

There are no witnesses or suspect information. No arrests have been made.

JSO asks if anyone was at the party and knows anything to please contact the police.

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