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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The body of a man shot to death was found Friday morning in a ditch on the side of the road, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

A passerby spotted the 20 to 30-year-old man on the shoulder of Jammes Road near Morse Avenue.

Police on scene said the man was shot at least once and died where he was found.

Witnesses in the area tell First Coast News the apartment complex has, "problems" and they hear shooting all the time. The area where the body was found is apparently close to a school bus stop, according to witnesses.

The victim's name has not been released at this time.

An investigation is underway and we will update as we learn more on this developing story.

First Coast News

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