Three schools were on lockdown Thursday after a student was shot while walking near Parkwood Heights Elementary School.
The student has non-life threatening injuries, authorities said. The student was hit when a suspect shot from a silver sedan, authorities said. He sought cover behind parked cars and was shot multiple times, JSO said.
The victim ran to take cover and was struck multiple times, JSO said. He was taken to Memorial Hospital, they said.
A bullet struck a window at Parkwood Heights Elementary School, but no one was injured.
All we know is that (the suspect) was in a silver sedan," JSO said.
Officials locked down Terry Parker High School and Arlington Middle School, as well as Parkwood.
Students from Terry Parker High were released first, then Parkwood Heights, followed by Arlington Middle School.
Authorities said the shooting happened at 1:55 p.m. Thursday. The student attends Lone Star High, a Jacksonville charter school, authorities said.
Parents and Guardians of Terry Parker High School Students:— DCPS (@DuvalSchools) February 15, 2018
We need you to pick up your students as quickly as possible. Walkers are being held safely inside the building, as police look for a suspect in the area. pic.twitter.com/K3VNl0RF8q
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