JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — New details have been released following a shooting in Jacksonville's Woodstock neighborhood this past weekend.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says on Saturday, patrol officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Melson Avenue regarding a person shot.
An investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect, Ke’shawn NeSmith, became involved in an argument after a funeral for a family member. Police say the dispute was regarding Heaven and Hell.
JSO says the suspect stated he did not believe in God and the victim was a pastor who was trying to witness to him. Police say the victim and the suspect are second cousins.
At last check, the victim was undergoing surgery for his gunshot wound/s.
NeSmith was charged with attempted murder, use of a firearm during a felony and carrying a concealed firearm.