• 11 days, 17 shootings, 22 victims: Jacksonville's violent October

    By: Kevin Beaugrand , Action News Jax


    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville has been under a cloud of violence this October, with 17 shootings in the past 11 days (since Oct. 7) claiming 5 lives and injuring at least 17 others. 

    Though the city has invested in programs to curb the shootings like ShotSpotter and Cure Violence, the conflict continues.

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    Here's a breakdown of this month's wave of violence:

    Oct. 7:

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    Oct. 16:

    • A man was shot in the leg on the 2000 block of W. 17th Street and sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

    Oct. 17:

    • A man was reportedly shot and killed and several others were stabbed after a fight on the 3300 block of Pearl Street in Brentwood.
    • A person was shot on the 8600 block of Edenfield Road.

    Oct. 18: 

    • At least one person was shot on the 5200 block of Seaboard Avenue. We're working to confirm the details of the incident.

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