• Jacksonville police: 2 young people ages 13 and 11 shot in Mixon Town

    By: Action News Jax


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    2:44 p.m. Friday update: The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office released information on a vehicle possibly connected to a Thursday evening shooting that injured an 11 and 13-year-old.

    Police said the vehicle is a black Ford "old-style" police car with a push bumper.

    Investigators ask for anyone who knows anything about the shooting to contact the Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email @JSOcrimetips@jaxsheriff.org.  

    9:58 p.m. Thursday update: At approximately 5:55 Thursday evening, The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to the 2000 block of Lewis Street where an 11 and 13-year-old were found with gunshot wounds.

    One of the juvenile victims had one gunshot wound, and the other had multiple gunshot wounds.

    Both victims were transported by rescue and had no non-life threatening injuries.

    Authorities believe two vehicles were involved but do not have any descriptions of the cars at this time.

    Police are working to get any surveillance video from homes or businesses. 

    They are asking the community or anyone with any information to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email them at JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000 contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.


    The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating after two young people were shot Thursday night in the 2000 block of Lewis Street.

    JSO tweeted that the two kids shot are ages 11 and 13.

    A witness also told Action News Jax that two kids were shot during a drive-by shooting. Reggielevon Parker said one of the kids shot was his cousin.

    "I came outside and heard first bullet outside and I knew my cousin was down the street," Parker said. "All I seen was a car swerving and shooting up stuff and then another car got shot."

    Parker said he heard his cousin screaming.

    "My cousin run and tell me he was bleeding all down his legs and then I saw another little boy laying in the street and his arm and back got shot up," Parker said.

    Parker said he thinks someone was being targeted in the shooting.

    "No one else got shot. All the kids got shot, all the kids," Parker said.

    Police are expected to hold a briefing later Thursday night.

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