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Teen dies in surgery at hospital after being shot in Jacksonville, family says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — UPDATE 8:45a.m.- Family confirmed with Action News Jax that the victim was 19-year-old Aniyah Womack, who succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.


Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman was dropped off at a hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.


According to detectives, at around 12:30 a.m., officers responded to a local hospital about a person shot. Upon arrival, they found out the victim was a woman in her 20s suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. She is undergoing surgery.

Initial investigation revealed that the woman was picked up off a sidewalk and driven to the hospital by two people. It is unknown where the incident occurred, but the two people, who dropped off the victim, are cooperating with police.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call JSO at 904-630-0500, email jsocrimetips@jaxsheriff.com or call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

Action News Jax will continue to follow the story and update you as events unfold.

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