JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has released the identity of a teenage boy who was killed during a shootout on a basketball court in Northwest Jacksonville.
Denim Jorey Williams, 14, was shot in the chest Thursday and was pronounced dead at a hospital Friday morning.
Williams was among four people shot at a basketball court at the Elizabeth R. Powell Park at 5905 Redpoll Ave. around 7 p.m., police said.
Another victim, 24-year-old Titus E. Mobley, was also killed. Mobley was the father of a 2-year-old girl.
Police said the shooting started after two females agreed to meet up at the park to fight. Spectators known to the females met at the park to watch. Some spectators were armed and once the fight escalated, people began shooting at each other. JSO said there is no reason to believe the incident was gang-related.
If you have any information on this shooting, call JSO at 904-630-0500. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS to remain anonymous and be eligible for a $3,000 reward.