One individual has died in a double capturing over the weekend on the Westside, based on the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Workplace.
It occurred about 1:forty five a.m. Saturday within the 8200 block of Susie Road. An altercation between two individuals in entrance of a house off Previous Middleburg Street escalated into gunfire. Two individuals have been shot, one in every of whom died the subsequent day, in accordance with the Sheriff’s Workplace.
A number of witnesses fled the scene however have been later situated and questioned, the Sheriff’s Workplace stated. The identify of the person killed was not launched, nor the opposite sufferer.
That is the tenth murder within the 32210 ZIP code this yr, in line with the Occasions-Union’s database at Jacksonville.com/homicides. It’s additionally unofficially the 96th murder in Jacksonville this yr. There have been 89 homicides right now final yr, which means the town is properly on tempo to surpass 2016’s complete of one hundred twenty. That complete was the very best since 2008 when 143 individuals have been murdered or killed by justifiable drive.