Veteran killed in shooting during his birthday party at short-term rental in Jax Beach: witness

Jacksonville Beach police investigating

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. – A man died after a shooting Thursday evening at a home in a typically quiet Jacksonville Beach neighborhood, authorities said.

Officers said they were called just before 11:10 p.m. to a report of a person shot at a residence on Ocean Pond Court where the occupants of the short-term rental were holding a party.

When police arrived, they said, they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital, where he later died, police said.

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