The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said a 14-year-old boy was shot and killed on the Westside on tonight September 12, 2017.
Police responded a 911 call in the area of Melvin and Ricker roads. Officers stated that the shooting occurred behind an old day care in the 4600 block of Ricker Road.
The boy was taken to the hospital, where he died. It is not yet known who is involved in the shooting. Police are questioning the three juveniles who were with the boy. No names have been released at this point in time.
Our condolences to the family and friends.