Woman found shot in chest in Biltmore area


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 35-year-old woman was found shot in the chest around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 5600 area of Potomac Avenue near Lucoma Drive in the Biltmore area.

The victim, identified as Jone Thornton, was transported to UF Health Jacksonville with an apparent gunshot wound to her chest and left forearm.  Police said the injuries were potentially life-threatening.

Police said they are looking for a man about 60 years old that was wearing a black T-shirt and dark pants who left the scene in a gray or dark-colored Chevrolet Cavalier.  Investigators did not have a description of the shooter.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500.