JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A rash of shootings occured across the First Coast late Thursday night and into Friday morning. Within 12 hours, four shooting-related incidents were reported.
Suspected Shooting #1
JSO is investigating after a woman was found dead in an apartment on Old Kings Road South. A child was also found with her and police say the child is not hurt.
The woman was 32 years old and lived at Kings Crossing Apartments.
Police have a man in custody. They have not released information on who he is or what happened to the woman. Police say there is no threat to the community.
Police have not officially confirmed that this is a shooting.
First responders were dispatched around 8:30 Thursday night. If you were in the area around that time or if you know anything call JSO at 904-630-0500.
At about 12:30 a.m., JSO says an adult male walked into a hospital’s emergency room after being struck by a bullet fragment. According to medical personnel, the wound is very minor in nature.
The preliminary information reported by the victim is that the shooting occurred somewhere on Wilson Boulevard near I-295.
The victim reported that he was walking when he heard a pop and realized he was hurt. The victim was reportedly not cooperative with the police and gave conflicting statements.
At this time, JSO has been unable to verify that the shooting occurred on Wilson Boulevard near I295.
Around 12:55 a.m, officers responded to the 900 block of Water Street in reference to an individual suffering from a gunshot wound. An adult man was located and was taken to a hospital. He is currently in stable condition with multiple gunshot wounds.
While on the scene, an individual turned himself in as being responsible for the incident. His initial statement was that he was defending himself due to an attempted robbery.
Detectives with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Robbery Unit are conducting an investigation regarding this case.
A man is in critical condition following an altercation near Baymeadows Friday morning. According to a news report, the incident occurred at 8206 Philips Highway sometime around 2:30 a.m.
Police say there was some sort of group involved in a fight after a party when a 25-year-old man was shot. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition where police said he is expected to live.
Right now there is no suspect or vehicle description. Police do not know how many people were involved.
Anyone who has any information regarding this case can call the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500 or contact them via email at JSOCRIMETIPS@JAXSHERIFF.ORG.
You can also use Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.