JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police have identified a man found shot, killed and lying in a roadside ditch Monday evening.
Juan Leon Shanks, 25, has been identified as the victim of an apparent drive by shooting, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Police believe Shanks was walking down the street when multiple shots were fired from a vehicle, striking and killing him near the intersection of Alpha Avenue and Alta Vista Street in the Hillcrest area of the Westside, according to JSO homicide Sgt. Dan Jansen.
JSO responded to the neighborhood around 5 p.m. Monday after neighbors reported hearing shots fired. According to witnesses, a white car was seen in the area at the time of the shooting.
No suspects have been identified at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500.
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