• Mass shooting reported on Emerson Street, Jacksonville police say


    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police in Jacksonville said one person is dead and five others are being treated for injuries following a mass shooting in the 3800 block of Emerson Street. 

    A Chevy Tahoe arrived just after 2 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital with six people with gunshot wounds, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. 

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    The vehicle had multiple shots fired into it, officials said. 

    A 25-year-old person was pronounced deceased shortly after the SUV arrived at the hospital and another is in critical condition, according to police. 

    Four others have non life-threatening injuries. 

    JSO said investigators believe the shooting happened around the area of Spring Park and Emerson Street near a gentlemen's club.

    JSO said in an update sent Wednesday afternoon that the six occupants of the Taho were at a late night rap music event at the Paradise Gentleman's Club before the shooting happened. 

    According to police, the 6 adults left the club and traveled north on I-95 from Baymeadows Road. 

    The shooting occured when the Tahoe with the 6 adults exited onto Emerson Street near the intersction of Spring Park Road, JSO said in the update. 

    According to JSO, the shooter(s) fired from a vehicle that pulled up alongside the Tahoe, and that the incident was a targeted act of violence.

    JSO is asking the community for assistance with information on this case.

    "We are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact JSO at 630-0500 or JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org.  Citizens may also call Crime Stoppers at (866)845-TIPS where they can remain anonymous," said JSO in the Wednesday afternoon update. 

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