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 football 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 gray 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., 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.
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