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Woman in critical condition after argument ends in shooting on Jacksonville's Northside

The incident happened in the 1000 block of Cherry Point Way.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A woman is in critical condition after police say she was shot during an argument Friday evening in Jacksonville's Turtle Creek neighborhood.

The incident happened around 5 p.m. in the 1000 block of Cherry Point Way.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, two women were in a verbal altercation that has been ongoing for at least a few days. During Friday's incident, the argument 'escalated' and the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim in her upper torso, JSO said. 

She was transported to a local hospital for her injuries and is currently undergoing surgery, police said.

After the shooting, the suspect attempted to flee the scene but was quickly apprehended and taken into custody.

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or Crimestoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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