Jacksonville Man Sits on Gun, Shoots Self in Penis

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville man accidentally shot himself in the penis early Friday morning when he sat on a gun in the driver’s seat of his car, police said.

The 38-year-old man was taken to Memorial Hospital by a woman, who told police that the man was sitting in his Nissan Altima by himself and came into their home on Freedom Crossing Trail in a panic and ran straight to the bathroom.

She said she followed him and saw that he had a gunshot wound to his penis, so she took him to the hospital, where he underwent surgery. Full Story »

Jacksonville Cop Threatens Jail Time for Jay Walking

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The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is reviewing video of an officer’s heated interaction with a man cited for crossing the street illegally.

Action News Jax brought the video to JSO — and spoke with the man who shot the footage.

It happened Tuesday near the intersection of Arlington and Lillian Roads. The man involved crossed the street with the red hand up — which is against the law. Full Story »

Florida Woman lights meth trailer on fire, flashes breasts to bystanders

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A couple has been arrested after police found six containers of methamphetamine in the remains of a recreational vehicle that burned up Wednesday morning in an RV park along Philips Highway, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Jaclyn Jirout, 24, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of arson in the hours after firefighters had put out the blaze at the Fleetwood Mobile Home and RV Park. Full Story »