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Shooting outside Andrew Jackson High School leaves community unnerved

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Dan Scanlan
Florida Times-Union
Members of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office mounted patrol keep watch Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Andrew Jackson High School, where a teen was shot a daily earlier.

The Sheriff's Office's mounted patrol slowly circled Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday, a day after a 17-year-old boy was shot on the sidewalk outside.

On each circuit, the horses and officers passed the spot where the teen was wounded in a broad-daylight drive-by, now marked by a First Coast Crime Stoppers sign on West 28th Street offering a reward for anonymous tips in the case.

The Sheriff's Office said the teen was shot about 3 p.m. as he walked outside the technology magnet school joined by others, listed in serious but stable condition as of late Wednesday.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union.