Orange Park, FL

Orange Park Police Department searching for suspect involved in Bestbet shooting

Zoey Fields

The Orange Park Police Department is still looking for the suspect involved in a Wednesday afternoon shooting at Bestbet Orange Park, located at 455 Park Ave.

According to Orange Park Police Department’s Lieutenant Cody Monroe, the incident occurred at approximately 4:44 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23 at Bestbet. When officers arrived, they located an adult male victim near the business's front entrance.
A Wednesday afternoon shooting sent one man to the hospital with life-threatening conditions. Suspect still at large.Photo byGetty Images

The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds but was still conscious and able to speak to officers. Monroe said that the victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening conditions and the suspect had already fled the area.

No updates have been given on the victim’s condition, officers said.

Officers are actively reviewing business surveillance footage and seeking out other witnesses to the incident, he said. The shooting was confirmed as isolated and occurred in the Bestbet parking lot. There is no current threat to the community, he said.

Those with information on the incident are told to contact the Orange Park Police Department at 904-264-5555. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477.

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