JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and another seriously hurt Sunday night at the River City Landing apartments.
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UPDATE: Police said two people were shot while sitting in a car inside the River City Landing Apartments across from Jacksonville University.— Brittney Verner (@BrittneyVerner) June 17, 2019
One of them has died the other is in critical condition. There were other people in the car when the shooting happened. @ActionNewsJax pic.twitter.com/IdaZNrqC07
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office say they received reports of gunfire in the 2600 block of University Blvd North. When officers arrived, they found a vehicle in the middle of the street with two people inside.
They were taken to a local hospital by JFRD where one person was pronounced deceased and the other person was admitted with life-threatening injuries.
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JSO says the vehicle was inside the apartment complex when the shooting occurred.
The vehicle then drove to the entrance on University Blvd North where the vehicle stopped, police stated.
Detectives are speaking with potential witnesses and searching for any surveillance video.
People who live inside the apartment complex are unable to leave the complex, and people coming home are unable to bring their cars inside the complex.
Anyone with information is asked to call the JSO non-emergency number at 904-630-0500 or First Coast Crime Stoppers.
Heavy police presence, this time near Jacksonville University.— Brittney Verner (@BrittneyVerner) June 17, 2019
Bystanders said they heard gunshots and people screaming. We are still waiting for police to update us with the details.@ActionNewsJax pic.twitter.com/TzeLcqTCxf
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