2nd shooting in Springfield in 2 days is deadly
Jacksonville police looking for white Dodge sedan with black rims
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 24-year-old man was shot multiple times Thursday afternoon and died in the street near the intersection of East Eighth Street and Hubbard Street, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
Family and friends who were at the scene identified the victim as TaDarrius Wilcox.
Police said they were looking for a white Dodge sedan with black rims with multiple people inside that was reported leaving after the shooting. Detectives were looking for witnesses and surveillance video that may provide more information about the shooting and the gunmen.
Residents said they heard gunfire about 3:25 p.m. They said the gunfire took place not far from a daycare center.
“It’s really scary because the kids were not even a block away,” said Summer Thompson, who works in the area. “We had somebody get shot with multiple multiple wounds and the school buses are going by constantly on this road. The kids could have been right there or seen what was happening.”
Thursday’s shooting is two blocks from where a man was shot Wednesday afternoon. That victim drove himself to a hospital and is expected to recover.
According to the Sheriff’s Office’s crime mapping tool, 20 crimes gave been reported in the last month within a half mile of the shooting, including burglary, assault and theft.
Anyone with information about the deadly shooting should call the Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.
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