Officers from the Douglas Police Department are investigating a shooting that took place in the city early Friday afternoon.
According to a press release from the City of Douglas, officers responded to a call in regards to a shooting that occurred on South McDonald Road. The victim was identified as Ricardio Cortez Mitchell, an African American male age 28. As a result of his injuries, Mitchell was life-flighted to a hospital in Jacksonville, Fla.
Due to the investigation by Douglas Police, no further information can be released at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident should call the Douglas Police Crime Anonymous Tip Line at 912-260-3600.
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