17-year-old dies from gunshot wounds in Sandalwood

Seventeen-year-old Tyon Blair was shot and killed in the Sandalwood area Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.JSO said it got a call about a person shot near Kusaie Drive and Mareeba Road.

Seventeen-year-old Tyon Blair was shot and killed in the Sandalwood area Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

JSO said it got a call about a person shot near Kusaie Drive and Mareeba Road.

When police arrived, they found the Blair dead. Police said they believe he was using a path around a home as a cut through around a retention pond.

Family members of Blair, as well as witnesses, were at the scene.

At this time, JSO is treating his death as suspicious until a medical examiner has time to investigate.

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