Six people were shot -- three critically -- near the football stadium where the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars play, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Sunday.
The shooting happened “outside the stadium footprint” while a game was underway, but did not impact the game, authorities said
At this time, six adults shot with three in critical condition. No suspect(s) in custody. https://t.co/Z3STG9dJlC— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) October 21, 2018
Update 5:40 p.m. EDT Oct. 21: Jacksonville police released a photo of the vehicle used in the drive-by shooting Sunday that injured six people, three of them critically.
Investigators believe the suspects were driving a silver grey four-door sedan, and that the victims were intentionally targeted.
6 People Shot - #Jacksonville— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) October 21, 2018
-900 blk of A Philip Randolph
-Ages 20’s - 70’s
-Shot from passenger side of vehicle
-Victims were outside on the sidewalk
-Suspect vehicle is a silver/grey 4 door sedan
Call 904-630-0500 with info or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. pic.twitter.com/Ye1BmkVi0j
Update 3:31 p.m. EDT Oct. 21: The shooting occurred on a sidewalk at 12:35 p.m at A. Philip Randolph Boulevard and Pippin Street, a spokesman for the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said at a news conference Sunday. The victims -- five men, one woman -- ranged in ages from “their 20s to 70s,” the spokesman said. The vehicle carrying the suspect or suspects was a silver gray sedan and possibly a Nissan Altima or Maxima, the Sheriff’s Office spokesman said.
Authorities said the shots appeared to come from the passenger’s side of the vehicle. The spokesman said the shooting could be gang-related.
Per @JSOPIO on APR shooting:— Ryan Nelson (@RyanANJax) October 21, 2018
- 6 adults shot, age ranging 20s-70s
- Possibly gang related
- Believe suspect(s) driving Grey/Silver Nissan Altima or Maxima
- Shots fired from passenger side outside laundromat
- #Jags fans with cars parked near scene will be escorted pic.twitter.com/GXjLCskXVo
#JSO has obtained surveillance footage of a possible suspect in a gray 4-door Nissan Altima or Maxima. They believe shooter came from passenger side. They’re looking into if this was gang related @ActionNewsJax https://t.co/HsRLqKxIDV— Brittney Donovan (@brittneyANjax) October 21, 2018
Update 3:28 p.m. EDT Oct. 21: The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said that six adults were shot, with three people in critical condition. The Sheriff’s Office said the suspect was driving a gray-silver four-door vehicle.
This is the scene off A Philip Randolph and Pippin where #JSO says multiple people have been shot. This is just down the road from TIAA Bank Field where the Jaguars are playing @ActionNewsJax pic.twitter.com/ERd6EzS9HB— Brittney Donovan (@brittneyANjax) October 21, 2018
This is a developing story.