Duval County

Woman suffers severe injuries after being shot in the face

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Sunday evening at approximately 9 p.m. Jacksonville Sheriff’s officers received multiple calls related to a shooting near Welland Road.

Upon arrival, JSO found a woman in her early twenties, with two gunshot wounds to her face. An officer rendered medical aid until the Jacksonville Fire Department arrived.

When JFRD arrived on the scene they then transported the woman to a local hospital as she sustained life threatening injuries yet stable.

Detectives are investigating, and JSO says there are witnesses and will be collecting evidence from the crime scene.

Anyone who witnessed the shooting is asked to call JSO at 630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

JSO says this was not a domestic-related shooting.

Charlicia Williams, Action News Jax

Charlicia Williams is a digital content producer for Action News Jax.