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Police: Man shot in hand, hit with gun during fight near Woodlands Acres

Police say the suspect has been apprehended.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A suspect is in custody after a shooting near the Woodland Acres neighborhood in Jacksonville around 6 p.m. Saturday night.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says two men, who did not previously know each other, got into a verbal fight that turned physical.

One of the men was shot and hit with a firearm. 

The suspect fled on foot, but officers apprehended him at a nearby residence.

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