• Shooter opens fire at St. Johns County shopping center; 2 injured, Jacksonville man arrested

    By: Brittney Donovan , Action News Jax


    UPDATE, 6:02 p.m.: The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office said it has arrested 22-year-old Charles Michael Mohr of Jacksonville.

    Mohr was charged with three counts of attempted murder and shooting into an occupied vehicle. He is being held on no bond in the St. Johns County Jail.

    Deputies said two victims sustained gunshot wounds -- a 21-year-old St. Johns man and a 21-year-old Jacksonville woman.

    Original story below:

    Deputies say two people suffered gunshot wounds after someone opened fire on a car after a fight near a St. Johns County shopping center.

    Deputies got a call about an altercation near the Publix on Race Track Road and S Branch Drive Friday morning.

    Deputies say someone involved in the fight brandished a gun and fired shots at the car.

    One of the victims drove to a hospital. Two people are being treated for gunshot wounds and a third may have been injured.

    The shooter remained at the scene and was detained by deputies. There are no outstanding suspects.

    A man tells Action News Jax that he held the shooting suspect at gunpoint until deputies arrived.

    Justin Louque works at Tuffy Tire. He said he heard gunshots outside the store and saw the man with a gun.

    “I told him to get on the ground without the gun,” Louque said. “I held him at gunpoint until police arrived.”

    Louque said the suspect told him the people in the car were running him off the road.

    “He said it was road rage, they were running him off the road and they were assaulting him,” Louque said.

    Another witness tells Action News Jax that she heard a dozen gunshots 

    "We heard 12 to 14 gunshots," the witness, who only wanted to be identified as Lisa, said. "We saw vehicles come speeding through the parking lot."

    Lisa said it appeared the back window of one of the cars was shattered.

    John Bachman's interview with witness:

    Deputies are asking everyone to avoid the area and let all emergency vehicles pass safely.

    Action News Jax is working to learn more about the shooting.

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