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Toddler shot inside home by outside bullets in Durkeeville neighborhood, JSO says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A 2-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was shot inside a home on Mt. Herman Street.


According to Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, at around 9:05 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to the area after receiving a ShotSpotter activation for gunfire. Upon arrival, officers learned that a 2-year-old boy was shot inside a home by a bullet from gunfire outside. He was transported to a local hospital in critical but stable condition.

Detectives with JSO’s Robbery, Violent Crimes and Crime Scene units are processing evidence and searching for surveillance video. As of now, detectives have no suspect information and are working to determine if the home was targeted.

Anyone with information is asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500, email or call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

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