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Man charged with attempted murder in connection to victim beaten, dragged by van in Moncrief

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office arrested 34-year-old Eric Shaun Bridges days after a victim was reportedly beaten and dragged by a van in Moncrief.

A man was arrested and charged with attempted murder in connection to a victim who was reportedly beaten and dragged by a van in Moncrief.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office arrested 34-year-old Eric Shaun Bridges mid-day Sunday, two days after a victim was found lying in the 4700 block of Pearce Street.

Police said the victim appeared to be have been beaten severely and dragged behind a vehicle by the lower extremities. Police said the victim was dragged two blocks starting at the Intersection of West 36th Street and Moncrief Road.

The victim was rushed to a hospital and remains in life-threatening condition, police said.

JSO released photos of the suspected vehicle. Within 24 hours, the vehicle was found and confirmed to have been stolen before the crime occurred, the sheriff's office said.

The incident is still under investigation and JSO has not disclosed a motive for the crime.

If you have any information about this incident, call JSO at 904-630-0500 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS to be eligible for a reward up to $3,000.

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