Video shows suspect who may have shot woman

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Police are using surveillance video to try and find out who shot a woman outside a grocery store near downtown Monday evening.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office was called to the parking lot of the Blue Star Food Store in the 2600 block of North Myrtle Avenue just after 7 p.m., where officers found a woman with a gunshot wound, investigators on scene told First Coast News.

On Tuesday, the owner of the Blue Star Food Store gave FCN the surveillance video of the shooting.

In the video, a man in a blue shirt appears to pull out a hand gun and start shooting wildly. He runs to the store entrance and appears to continue shooting from just inside the front door. From another angle, you can see him run away.

Minutes later, a police report says officers arrived and found 28-year-old Kimberly Elizabeth Blair lying on the ground with what looked like a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Blair was taken to UF Health Jacksonville with injuries that are not deemed life-threatening, police said.

Investigators picked up multiple shell casings on scene, police said.

At last check, police did not have any suspects in the case. They're asking any witnesses to the shooting to come forward to speak with investigators.

At least four people have been shot near the store so far this year.

The store owner said since the last shooting here in March, he's replaced an exterior door with cinder blocks and put up bullet proof Plexiglas.

Herbert Cummings was sitting on the front porch playing cards, according to a police report. Cummings told FCN he heard gunshots Monday evening. He told FCN off camera, that he "hit the floor."

He also told FCN "I'm trying to get the h*** off Myrtle" in reference to the latest violence to hit his street.

At last check Tuesday afternoon, Blair was listed in fair condition.


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