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Family: 18-year-old Raines student wounded in shooting on West 9th Street

Family says female student plays basketball at Raines High School

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – An 18-year-old woman who plays basketball at Raines High School was wounded in a shooting Monday afternoon on West 9th Street, family members confirmed to News4Jax.

Family members did not identify her by name.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, officers were called to a neighborhood at about 2:34 p.m. They were seen in between Detroit and St. Clair streets.

According to Sgt. Myers, the woman sustained injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening. It appeared the woman was shot in the street.

CRIME: Bloodshed blankets neighborhoods at heart of Jacksonville, data shows

Investigators are looking for a red vehicle that may have been involved. There was no description of the shooter.

Anyone with information that can help police was asked to contact the Sheriff's Office by calling 904-630-0500 or emailing jsocrimetips@jaxsheriff.org. An anonymous tip can be made to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-866-845-TIPS.

On the subject of crime, statistics show 23 ZIP codes in Jacksonville experienced a homicide in the first nine months of the year. Records indicate 116 homicides were reported in Jacksonville through September.

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