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Man found shot inside Northside hotel hallway

1:53 PM, Oct 28, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting inside a hotel on the city's Northside early Monday.

The manager on duty at the Metro Inn & Suites in the 1000 block of Golfair Boulevard heard gunshots, and called 911 around 4:15 a.m.

Responding officers found a man in his twenties in a hotel hallway with multiple gunshot wounds to his lower body.

Paramedics transported him to a Jacksonville hospital, where he went into surgery.

Detective R.W. Cook told reporters at the scene the victim did not suffer life-threatening injuries.

Cook also said it is unclear why the man was at the hotel or who shot him.

No weapon was found at the scene.

Cook said a silver vehicle might have been seen at the scene, but no make or model information were available.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who has any information about this shooting is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500.

To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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