At around 8:08 p.m. on Wednesday, two men were shot on Southside Boulevard, which is located south of Deerwood Park in Baymeadows, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
According to the police, the individuals who were shot were riding in a vehicle when they were approached by two individuals who remained unknown.
According to the JSO, the assailants shot many rounds at them before fleeing on foot after the incident.
The victim was a man who was shot in the neck. The second person was hit by bullets in the leg, shoulder, and neck.
They were in critical condition when they arrived at the hospital, and their injuries were life-threatening.
Two individuals have been taken into custody at this time and are being questioned.
If you have any information on the incident, you are asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500. Alternatively, you can call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS if you would want to remain anonymous.