JSO Says Driver Shot On I-295 On City's Westside
A driver told police he was shot Monday morning while driving south on Interstate 295 between Blanding and Roosevelt boulevards, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
Lt. Evander Collier said the victim called police at 10:19 a.m. to report he had been shot, according to WJCT News partner News4Jax.
He told officers a silver newer-model Ford Taurus pull alongside his SUV and started shooting.
Police said at least three shots hit the vehicle and one struck the driver. He was treated at the scene by rescue personnel but refused to be transported to a hospital, saying he would seek medical attention later.
A passenger in the SUV was not injured.
The driver swerved and his SUV was struck by a tractor-trailer. The SUV sustained major damage but the big rig had minor damage.
An expanded version of this story is at News4Jax.com.