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Police swarm Hilltop Village Apartments after double shooting

Scene of a double shooting in Northwest Jacksonville.
Scene of a double shooting in Northwest Jacksonville. (Copyright 2020 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – At least 20 units from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting Wednesday evening at a Northwest Jacksonville apartment complex.

Lt. John Gay, with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, said units were called to the Hilltop Village Apartments shortly after 3:30 p.m. Two men were found shot. He said the shooting occurred in the courtyard.

According to Gay, one man had life-threatening injuries. The other man’s injuries were not life-threatening.

Gay said the shooter fled the scene. There was no description of that man.

The motive for the shooting is unknown. Anyone with information was asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office or make an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida.