Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

One Shot, Killed at Party; Another Person Seriously Injured in Shooting in North Jacksonville

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

One Shot, Killed at Party; Another Person Seriously Injured in Shooting in North Jacksonville

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One person was shot and killed at a party in North Jacksonville early Sunday morning.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's office, about 1:30 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the report of a shooting at 10560 Haverford Road, off Dunn Avenue.

About 100-150 people were at a party there when the shooting occurred. The victim, who was not identified, was taken to a hospital and died.

Another person was beaten unconscious at the party and is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. That person also was not identified.

Anyone with any information about either incident is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at (904)630-0500 or JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward, contact Crime Stoppers at (866) 845-TIPS or rewards@fccrimestoppers.com.

Roger Bull

WOMAN INJURED AFTER CRASHING INTO TREE

"Mom, there's a car in a tree."

That's what Jo Ingram said her son told her Sunday morning after she thought the sound of their trash cans being thrown from the curb of Brownwood Road was a prank of some kind.

Instead, it was a driver whom police described as a 26-year-old woman that failed to make the curve and struck a tree, after hitting the trash cans with enough force to throw them from the curb to the house of Ingram's next-door neighbor.

Doug Ridgway, who lives on Temple Road, said he was getting ready for church when a car came from University Boulevard West onto his street and began driving at a high speed before hitting the tree.

"It was really flying," he said.

Ridgway called 911 and said he did not see any bleeding. The woman was conscious and breathing, he added, but was wedged in the door's hinges.

Ingram said the driver was not coherent and did not respond when Ingram kept asking her "Ma'am? Ma'am?"

Detective John C. Hurst said the driver was taken to Shands Jacksonville in life-threatening condition after the crash, which occurred about 7:50 a.m. He said a CAT scan needed to be taken to determine any injuries to her neck. …

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