Teenager recovering after being shot in the hand on Jacksonville's Westside

Teenager shot in hand on Westside

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Police are investigating the circumstances that led to teenager being shot off of Sonora Drive North on Jacksonville’s Westside on Saturday afternoon.

The Jacksonville Sheriff Office said they received a call about the shooting around 1:30 p.m. in a residential neighborhood off of 103rd Street.

Upon arrival police report they found a 16-year-old girl with a gunshot wound to the hand.

A witness at the scene told First Coast News the girl ran to a near-by home for help after the shooting.

Police say the shooter likely drove away from the scene in a Black Impala.

It is believed that a couple of shots were fired before the suspect was able to flee the area.

A motive for the shooting is unknown.

Anyone with information on the investigation is asked to call JSO's non-emergency line at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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