1 dead, 1 injured in Lackawanna shooting, JSO says

Jacksonville investigators searching for evidence and witnesses

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A woman was killed and a man was injured in an early morning shooting in Lackawanna, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

JSO responded to the scene on Maplewood Street, which is north of Edison Avenue, in response to the shooting. Officers found a man and a woman shot inside of a vehicle. Both were taken to a local hospital, where the woman died. The man’s injuries were described as non-life-threatening.

Homicide detectives are leading an investigation, including speaking with two potential witnesses to the shooting. JSO said at least three people were gathered outside in the street when the crime occurred.

Police believe both victims were sitting in a vehicle when an unknown suspect approached and fired at least eight shots.

The Sheriff’s Office believes the shooter drove away in a black Chevy Impala. During a briefing, JSO said it does not suspect there is any threat to the community.

Anyone with details that could help investigators are urged to contact JSO by phone at 904-630-0500 or by email at JSOcrimetips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous, call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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