On Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 11:40 pm, JSO patrol officers responded to reports of an armed robbery in the 3900 block of Hendricks Avenue (Gate Gas Station). Witnesses advise the suspect entered the business and initiated a purchase of cigarettes. During the transaction, the suspect produced a handgun and made demands for the employee to open the register. The employee handed the suspect the cigarettes and a $100 bill the suspect attempted to pay with. The employee turned around to run and the suspect fired the handgun one time hitting the pant leg of the employee. The suspect was last seen fleeing the area on foot.
Anyone who has any information in regards to the identity of this suspect is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email them at JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000 contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477 or you can click on the Submit A Tip tab to the right of this post.