Woman in critical condition following New Town shooting; Police searching for man involved: JSO

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s office is searching for a suspect after a shooting in Jacksonville’s New Town neighborhood sent a woman to the hospital.

According to JSO, a fight broke out after 8 p.m. Tuesday night in the middle of Windle Street. Officers said that 10 minutes after the fight -- a man walked back to the area and shot a woman in her mid-50s several times. She is said to be in critical condition.

The woman was shot in her upper torso and upper extremities, JSO said.

Police said the man left the area after the shooting and ran north on Tyler Street. Officers said the man was wearing a white tank top and black shorts with low hair.

The Violent Crimes Unit is investigating.

Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said if you saw anything or know anything about the shooting you are asked to contact the non-emergency number 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.