Officer hears gunshots, tracks down suspect

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Jacksonville Sheriff's Officer in the right place at the right time was able to catch a suspected gunman near an apartment complex early Saturday morning.

According to JSO, the officer was in the Eureka Garden apartment complex conducting a follow-up investigation when he heard gunshots around 2:30 a.m.

The officer then saw a suspicious person running with a handgun. After a chase, the suspect with the gun was captured and detained by the officer, according to JSO.

A call came into JSO just minutes later reporting that two victims had been shot inside a vehicle near the area.

The victims had non-life threatening injuries, according to JSO. Violent Crimes detectives responded and a full investigation is underway.


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