4 shootings, 1 stabbing: May begins with violence in Jacksonville

5 incidents, 3 deaths reported by JSO across the city

As a new month began, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to four shootings and one stabbing across the city. Three of the reported incidents ended in fatalities.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As a new month began, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to four shootings and one stabbing across the city. Three of the reported incidents ended in fatalities.

The latest shooting happened late Sunday night when police were called to the Hilltop Village Apartments in Moncrief around 9 p.m. They found a man who had been shot twice in the courtyard. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive. No word yet on what led to the shooting.

At 10:17 p.m. officers responded to a call of a person stabbed on the 2600 block of Waterbluff Drive. At the scene officers found a nonresponsive adult male bleeding out, JFRD pronounced him dead at the scene.

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At approximately 11:40 p.m. Saturday night, officers were dispatched to a report of a person shot in the 5400 block of Kennerly Rd. At the scene, officers found a man inside a vehicle who had been shot. JFRD responded and pronounced him dead at the scene.

Early Sunday morning, at approximately 1:44 a.m. officers, responded to a person shot at 4200 Moncrief Rd. W. There, JSO found a man who had been shot in the leg. He was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

At 2:30 a.m. JSO responded to a shooting at a Raceway gas station on Lem Turner Road. JSO said it found a woman dead from a gunshot wound. Police believe the shooting happened in the parking lot, but do not know the circumstances.

If anyone has information about these incidents please contact the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at (904) 630-0500 or you can remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.


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