JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Action News Jax has reported on several shootings in Jacksonville since 2017 where a child was either injured or killed by gunfire. The victims ranged in age from 2 to 17 years old.
In 2017, 29 children were shot. Four of those shootings were fatal.
As of August 2018, at least 19 children have been shot. Four of those shootings were fatal. The latest deadly shooting involved a 7-year-old girl.
Below is a breakdown of the gun violence this year:
Feb. 8: An 11-year-old was shot on Lewis Street.
Feb. 10: A 15-year-old was shot in the neck on Beaverbrook Place.
Feb.15: A 17-year-old was shot outside Parkwood Heights Elementary on Lansdowne Street.
Feb.18: Tashawn Gallon,7, was shot and killed while in a Jacksonville front yard. An arrest has not been made in connection with his death. A $10,000 reward is being offered for an arrest of his killer.
April 21: A 17-year-old was shot in leg at 1010 Acorn Street.
April 29: A 14-year-old was seriously injured after being shot by their mother in the 7700 block of Playschool Lane.
April 30: A 2-year-old was accidentally shot in the 400 block of West 71st Street.
May 4: A 17-year-old was shot at Cross Creek Apartments.
May 4: A 10-year-old boy shot in drive-by. He was inside his house, playing video games at the time of the shooting in the 2500 block of Jessica Lane.
May 20: A male under the age of 18 was shot at the Hilltop Apartments.
June 2: A 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg while walking on Melissa Court.
June 7: A 16-year-old was shot in the stomach outside Yings Chinee Takee Outee.
June 11: Darryl Lamar Johnson, 14, was shot and killed in the 7200 Rutledge Pearson Drive.
June 27: A 12-year-old was shot in the hand while seated in the back seat of a car in the 1500 block of Lane Avenue South.
July 31: A 15-year-old was shot at 10367 Monaco Drive while in a vehicle.
Aug. 6: A 17-year-old male was shot in the abdomen and right foot.
Aug.11: Heydi Riva Villanueva, 7, was shot and and killed by a stray bullet in a Westside parking lot.
Two men were arrested Tuesday for felony murder in her death. Police are still searching for a third suspect, Abrion Maurice Price.
Aug. 14: A 16-year-old was shot in the 2200 block of Fairfax Street.
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