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Man expected to be OK after shooting at violence plagued motel in Baymeadows area

Police say the incident happened in the 8200 block of Dix Ellis Trail sometime prior to 10 p.m.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A man is expected to be OK after a shooting at a violence plagued motel in the Baymeadows area Monday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

At approximately 8:30 p.m., an officer responded to the America’s Best Inn in reference to a person shot. Upon arrival, they located a man with a gunshot wound to the leg. He was rushed to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening condition. 

JSO says it does not have any suspect information. Violent Crime detectives responded and are currently investigating. 

JSO is asking anyone with any information to either call police at 904-630-0500, you can email them at JSOCRIMETIPS@JAXSHERIFF.ORG, or you can contact Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

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