1 killed, 1 in custody after shooting on Jacksonville's Westside
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A double-shooting in the Hillcrest neighborhood killed a man and injured another, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
Officers were dispatched to Quan Drive, near Cassat Avenue, around 6:40 p.m. Sunday after there were multiple reports of shots fired.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man in his mid-20s lying in the street suffering multiple gunshot wounds. Jacksonville Fire and Rescue responded and pronounced him dead at the scene, according to JSO.
Officers saw a white SUV leaving the same area and stopped the vehicle. There were multiple people inside, one of whom was also suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital by JFRD where he remains in stable condition.
Investigators said the driver ran off when officers approached the SUV. The driver was taken into custody after a short chase.
At this time, officers believe these incidents are related.
The Sheriff's Office is asking for anyone with any video of the incident between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. to contact JSO. Anyone else who may have any information is encouraged to call JSO's nonemergency number at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 904-398-TIPS.
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