JSO: 3 people shot dead in 2 night shootouts

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating two overnight shootings that left three people injured.


The first shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday on Lem Turner Road in the Riverview area.

Officers went to the scene and found two victims: a woman with a gunshot wound to the torso and a man with a gunshot wound to the face. Both victims were in their 30s and were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The initial investigation found that the victims were driving south in a car on Lem Turner Road when they were shot at from a car next to them. The suspect vehicle is a blue sedan of unknown make and model, containing an unknown suspect or suspects.

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The second shooting took place around midnight Thursday on Claudia Spencer Street in the Longbranch neighborhood.

The officers went to the scene and found a woman with multiple gunshot wounds in her house. She was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

An initial investigation revealed that an unknown suspect had fired at the woman’s home, hitting her several times.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the JSO at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

Action News Jax will continue to monitor these stories and update you as events unfold.

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