Woman shot by 2 people after argument at Northside convenience store, police say

Police are looking for two people who shot a woman in the parking lot of a Northside convenience store. Police say the incident began with an argument inside the store.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is looking for two people who police say were involved in a shooting Friday at a Northside convenience store.

According to JSO, the shooting happened about 1:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Sprint Food Store on Harts Road.

JSO Sgt. Harvey Baker said surveillance video showed an argument began in the store between three people and it then spilled into the parking lot where guns were drawn. According to JSO, a man and woman shot another woman. Officers said the store building and other property were also hit.

According to officers, the woman who was shot at ran to a nearby home and was then taken to a hospital with gunshot injuries to her “lower extremities” that were not life-threatening. The two shooters ran from the scene headed west, and police believe they were likely picked up by someone, according to JSO.

Officers said the woman was wearing a gray tank top and the man, who appeared to be in his 30s, was wearing a red shirt, red pants and a red hat.

JSO said investigators learned another man took himself to the hospital around the same time but said his condition is not known and it’s unclear if he’s connected to the Harts Road shooting.

On Friday afternoon, Jacksonville City Councilman Reggie Gaffney, who represents part of the Northside, held a news conference near the site of the Harts Road shooting, stressing the importance of “if you see something, say something.”

“You have to continue to remind them that if you see something, say something, it will become a habit,” said Gaffney, who’s running for Florida Senate. “And that’s what I’m preaching.”

If you know of anything regarding the Harts Road shooting, you are asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).

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