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Jacksonville Sheriff's Office SWAT responding to Atlantic Boulevard

12:06 AM, Oct 19, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Sheriff's Office SWAT is responding to the The Enclave Apartments in the 13300 block of Atlantic Boulevard.

According to JSO Sgt. Rickie Valentine, police were called to the apartment complex around 9:25 p.m. Friday to reports of a single gunshot inside of an apartment.

Neighbors pointed out to police the apartment where they heard the gunshot come from. A man was seen outside of this apartment and he then went back inside.

Police tried to make contact with the man and were unsuccessful, which is why SWAT was called into take over, Valentine said.

One side of one of the buildings was evacuated while the SWAT team works to make contact with the man.

Valentine said police are not sure if the gunfire was celebratory, or if anyone was inside the apartment with him.

Neighbors told police the man may have been intoxicated.

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