Shooting in Jacksonville, Florida Leaves Multiple Dead, Shooter Barricaded Inside Dollar General Store
– Mayor Donna Deegan confirms “multiple fatalities” in a shooting in Jacksonville, Florida.
– Shooter is barricaded inside a Dollar General store on Kings Road, according to Deegan.
The city of Jacksonville, Florida, was struck by a tragic shooting incident that resulted in multiple fatalities. Mayor Donna Deegan confirmed the devastating news, stating that there were “multiple fatalities” as a result of the shooting. She assured the public that more details would be provided by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office shortly.
According to Mayor Deegan’s interview with CNN affiliate WJXT, the shooter is currently barricaded inside a Dollar General store located on Kings Road. The situation remains tense and dangerous as law enforcement authorities work to resolve the situation.
It is currently unclear whether the victims were shot inside the Dollar General store or at a different location. Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department spokesperson Eric Prosswimmer stated that the department is on standby to provide medical assistance to the victims, but no information regarding the number of injured individuals has been released at this time.
Jacksonville is situated in northeast Florida, approximately 56 kilometers south of the Georgia border. The incident has left the community shocked and saddened, as they await further updates on this tragic event.