JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating after one person was found dead in front of a laundromat on the northwest side of town Thursday evening.
Officers responded to a shooting at Discount Coin Laundry, located at 5500 Soutel Drive near New Kings Road.
When police arrived, they found 33-year-old Carlos McGhee dead with gunshot wounds on the sidewalk outside the laundromat.
Police said McGhee was shot multiple times as he tried to flee from a gunman who appeared unexpectedly from alongside of the business. The gunman continued to run across the front of the business chasing after a second victim, 24-year-old Henry Gamble.
Gamble was shot in the leg and torso and was transported to UF Health.
One woman inside Metro PCS was taken to the hospital after having a panic attack.
Police said the gunman ran across the parking lot and fled the scene.
Authorities do not yet have a description of the gunman.
The investigation is ongoing.