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Clay County woman pleads guilty to 3 counts of attempted murder, sentenced to 15 years

Clay County Sheriff's Office booking photo of Ava Mooring

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – A woman from Middleburg pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted murder in July and was sentenced to up to 15 years in prison, with a minimum mandatory of 10 years, according to Clay County court records.

Ava Mooring, now 20, was 18 years old when she was arrested in 2019 in connection with a fight that led to shots fired in Clay County, authorities said.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office said it responded to Academy Sports + Outdoors on Blanding Boulevard near Filmore Street after a fight between two women resulted in several shots being fired from a 9 mm handgun.

Investigators said they identified the suspect as Mooring.