JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Three separate shootings were reported around the Jacksonville area overnight.
According to law enforcement, the first shooting occurred at 9:41 p.m. on University Boulevard West.
Officers found a man in his mid to late 30s suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.
Investigators said there is no outstanding threat to the community.
The second shooting was just minutes later at 9:45 p.m. on A. Phillip Randolph Boulevard. Officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The third shooting occurred at 11:25 p.m. on Labelle Street.
The victim was reportedly walking around an apartment complex when he was shot in the back by an unknown assailant. He was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
These shootings come just hours after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill strengthening federal gun-control legislation.
The bill was the first major gun-control legislation passed by Congress in roughly 30 years.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Violent Crime Unit is investigating the incidents.
Anyone with information on any of these shootings can contact the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500, CrimeStoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS, or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org.