Arrests made in connection to triple shooting in Green Cove Springs

Arrests made in connection to triple shooting in Green Cove Springs


GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. — 11/22 UPDATE:

Two arrests have been made in connection to the triple shooting that occurred in Green Cove Springs.

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Green Cove Springs Police Department announced today that Kieshawn Ray Capri Smith (1/8/1997) and Daveion Breshod Austin (5/4/2000), have been arrested and charged with armed robbery in connection to the Nov. 17 incident.

SHOOTING UPDATE: Yesterday, our department obtained arrest warrants for Kieshawn Ray Capri Smith (1/8/1997) and Daveion...

Posted by Green Cove Springs Police Department on Sunday, November 22, 2020

11/18 UPDATE:

Police have identified the teenager killed in a shooting in Green Cove Springs as Skyler Shane Townsend,18, of Orange Park.

Clay County Schools told Action News Jax that he was a former Orange Park High School student.

Shooting in Green Cove Springs

Original Story from 11/17 below:

The Green Cove Springs Police Department is investigating a triple shooting that killed a young man.

The police department responded to Center St. around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said they found two people with gunshot wounds in the road.

Both victims were transported to Orange Park Medical Center.

Investigators said one of the victims, possibly a juvenile, died at the hospital. His identity has not been released.

The second victim underwent surgery for his injuries.

While at the hospital investigation, police said a third victim showed up with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

The Green Cove Springs Police Department said the Florida Department of Law Enforcement would help in the investigation and the process of the crime scene. The agency said FDLE helps with more serious crimes.

The agency said there are no suspects in custody, but they don’t believe there is an imminent threat to the community.

Investigators said they’re actively following up on leads and interviewing with witnesses.