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Altercation ends in shooting of juvenile victim in Baymeadows, police say

Police say that the incident happened in the 8200 block of Dix Ellis Trail.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects who are accused of shooting a juvenile in the Baymeadows area Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened in the 8200 block of Dix Ellis Trail around 1:28 p.m.

When officers arrived on the scene they found a juvenile who advised he had been shot, JSO said.

Police believe the juvenile was in an altercation with a couple of other males. During the altercation, an individual pulled out a gun and fired a shot, according to police.

One juvenile victim was shot in his side during the incident and has been transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, JSO said.

Two suspects were involved in the shooting.

The first suspect is described as a man wearing a black beanie-style hat, a black T-shirt, and black pants. The second suspect is described as a man wearing a black hoodie, with medium-sized dreads and a goatee, JSO said.

The suspect vehicle is described as either a black or grey sedan.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Communications Center at 904-630-0500, Crime Stoppers 1-866-845-TIPS (tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward), or email JSOCRIMETIPS@jaxsheriff.org.

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