3 shot, including two children, overnight in Jacksonville, house set on fire

Three people, including two juveniles, were shot late Wednesday night in Jacksonville on McConihe Street, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Three people, including two juveniles, were shot late Wednesday night in Jacksonville on McConihe Street, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

JSO said police were called out to 1413 McConihe St. around 11 p.m.

When police arrived, a woman was screaming that her baby was shot. The officer noticed that her child, a 12-year-old, was bleeding from his right arm, left ear and several spots on his leg. He was transported to UF Health Shands with his mom by Jacksonville Fire and Rescue crews.

Police found a second victim, also the 13-year-old son of the woman, had been shot in the leg. He was also transported to the same hospital.

A third victim, identified as 21-year-old Mark Hinton was also shot in the left leg. JFRD also transported him to the hospital.

All victims had non-life threatening injuries.

The officer who responded also smelled fire and saw the foundation burning on the west side of the home.

The officer who responded said he also smelled fire. When the officer looked at the west side of the home, he saw a fire burning at its foundation.The officer inspected the area that was burning after administering first aid to the first child and smelled kerosene or lighter fluid and saw that it was poured onto the house and plants.

Police say someone also set the house on fire with what appeared to be an accelerant. 

Police do not have any suspect information at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact police immediately.

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