• 2-year-old seriously injured in quadruple shooting near Eastside apartments

    By: Jenna Bourne


    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Four people were shot at an Eastside apartment complex Christmas night. Police said one of the four victims is a 2-year-old girl who was shot in the abdomen.

    Officials said the toddler is undergoing surgery and is in serious condition.

    The shooting occurred near the Oakland Terrace Apartments at Jessie and Odessa Streets, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

    JSO said three others suffered gunshot wounds at the scene: a 21-year-old man was shot in his right thigh; a 19-year-old man was shot in his elbow; and a 17-year-old boy was shot in his arm and back. The condition of these three victims was not given by officials.

    Police taped off the entire block near the apartments and to investigate the shooting. JSO said they have a possible suspect but it's not verified information at this time.

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