JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A man driving down Jones Street near downtown was shot in the back Wednesday evening.

According to Undersheriff Dwain Senterfitt, the man told deputies he was hit by a stray bullet.

Witnesses near the 1800 block of Jones Street told JSO they heard 7-9 shots fired around 7:15 p.m. The victim arrived at the hospital 45 minutes later, Senterfitt said.

The victim's injuries were non-life-threatening.

JSO is searching the area for potential suspects but none have been identified.

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