2 people shot in Orange Park pool hall

Police say disturbance between 2 motorcycle clubs led to shooting


ORANGE PARK, Fla. – The Orange Park Police Department says one person died and another hospitalized after a double shooting early Saturday morning at Park Avenue Billiards.

Police say they went to the pool hall at midnight in response to a fight in progress between two rival motorcycle clubs.

When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot multiple times laying on the ground. He was taken to Orange Park Medical Center where he died. His name was not released because notification of next of kin has not been completed. 

The second victim was shot and taken to UF Health Jacksonville, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released.

Police are currently speaking with the person they suspect of being the shooter.

Jessica Temple who is the bar manager at Park Avenue Billiards says incidents like this usually don't happen at this business.

"My biggest thing is to make sure people known this is not the norm at Park Avenue. It's a relatively quiet place that people come to play pool every night and I don't suspect a situation like this will happen again," Temple said.