Police say 2 shot at apartments in Moncrief area

Unknown whether shooting connected to shots fired earlier Tuesday, JSO says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Two people were shot Tuesday afternoon at an apartment complex on West 36th Street at Moncrief Road, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police investigating the 4:30 p.m. shooting said the two men suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Witnesses told police the shots were fired from a gold-colored car, possibly a Nissan. Police said there could have been more than one person in the car.

After the shooting occurred on the street in front of the Majestic Plaza Apartments, police shut down the road as officers canvassed the area and knocked on doors.

"It's a shame because I spent a long day at work and I want to come home and settle in with my child," said Ashley Turner, who lives at the apartment complex. "Every time I look around there's something going on."

Police told News4Jax it was not known if the shooting was related to shots fired at a social worker at the same complex earlier Tuesday. According to the police, the woman was sitting in her car on 36th Street when three men in a white sedan drove by, pointed three guns at her and then fired shots into her car. She was not hit and no one was injured in the incident.

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

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