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Person accidentally shot in the hand in Moncrief area on Friday

JSO says this is being investigated by the Aggavated Battery Unit as an accidental shooting.
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A person was accidentally shot in the hand in the Moncrief area on Friday morning.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, around 2 a.m. the Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a person shot in the 1000 block of West 21st Street. One adult had a single gunshot wound to the hand and was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  

JSO says this is being investigated by the Aggravated Battery Unit as an accidental shooting.

It's unclear at this time whether the wound was self-inflicted.

Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email us at JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000 if your tip leads to an arrest, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS