Police recover vehicle they believe is linked to recent drive-by shootings

JSO believes the two drive-by shootings are related

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 12-year-old was shot and a 30-year-old woman was grazed by a bullet in multiple drive-by shootings in the Northwest side Tuesday, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office reported.

JSO said the first incident happened around 7:30 p.m. at Charles Clark Park on Sibbald Road. A 12-year-old by was sitting on a bench near the basketball courts when a vehicle drove by, started firing and shot him in the leg, police said. The boy and several others ran away from the scene. The boy was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Minutes later, JSO received another call about a drive-by shooting on Soutel Drive nearby. A 30-year-old woman was grazed by a bullet and a tee-ball game was going on at the time. Police didn't release the condition of the woman.

On Thursday, police recovered what they believe is the vehicle involved in the shooting, a 2000 blue Buick LeSabre. 

If you know anything, JSO asks that you call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

Stay with First Coast News as this story develops.

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